Pricing Artwork with Borbay’s Contemporary Art Pricing Chart

Art Law Journal

Artist Borbay shares his approach for pricing artwork and reveals the secrets behind his popular contemporary art pricing chart. The post Pricing Artwork with Borbay’s Contemporary Art Pricing Chart appeared first on Art Business Journal.

Dealing with Historical Figures Who Fall Out of Favour:  Don’t Attack the Artwork

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Could Banksy Sue Christopher Walken Over Destroyed Artwork?

Copyright Lately

Walken made international headlines last week when he painted over original Banksy artwork in the season finale of the BBC comedy-drama series “ The Outlaws ,” which is set in Banksy’s hometown of Bristol, England. The post Could Banksy Sue Christopher Walken Over Destroyed Artwork?

8 Reasons Why You’re Not Successful Selling Artwork

Art Law Journal

Whether or not you manage to sell your artwork is driven not by the product, but what you do with the product. The post 8 Reasons Why You’re Not Successful Selling Artwork appeared first on Art Business Journal.

Should I Negotiate the Price of My Artwork?

Art Law Journal

The post Should I Negotiate the Price of My Artwork? What do you do when your quote or rates aren't accepted? Our negotiation strategies will help artists and creatives sort out a tricky financial agreement. appeared first on Art Business Journal. Finances freelance pricing

Analysing the relationship between contemporary art and IPR

IP and Legal Filings

In the last 20 years, the contemporary art industry has doubled the number of auction houses participating in the sale of artworks. Test of substantial similarity to determine copyright infringement for contemporary artworks. The contemporary art industry: an overview.

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Tokenizing Creative Works: Dash, Jay-Z, and A Lesson in Copyright

Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition Law B

In March 2021, Artnet News reported that Beeple ’s $69 million sale of a non-fungible token (“NFT”) artwork at Christie’s was the highest on record to date. Copyright artwork entertainment Tokenizing

Understanding NFTs

JD Supra Law

Christies sold an NFT of digital artwork for $69 million. By now you may have heard about NFTs: the new cryptographic asset that is having a major impact in many industries and is likely to continue to do so for many years. By: Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

Not By the Same Token: NFTs in Supply Chain

JD Supra Law

Jaiden Stipp is a digital artist, who at only 15 years old sells pieces of his digital artwork as NFTs. What do teen digital artists, Tom Brady, Doja Cat, and Foley & Lardner LLP all have in common? They are all trending in popularity for their use of NFTs.

Art meets crypto – traditional copyright issues in a tokenized world

JD Supra Law

Traditional auction houses have already started leveraging the technology, with one piece of digital artwork being sold for $69 million on Christie’s, and a visualization of the source code for the internet being sold for $5 million on Sotheby’s.

Can You Spot a Fake? The Trouble with Authenticating Art

Art Law Journal

What are the challenges for collectors in authenticating artworks? What are the legal remedies when a purchased artwork is discovered to be an art forgery? The post Can You Spot a Fake? The Trouble with Authenticating Art appeared first on Art Business Journal.

Can You Spot a Fake? The Trouble with Authenticating Art

Art Law Journal

What are the challenges for collectors in authenticating artworks? What are the legal remedies when a purchased artwork is discovered to be an art forgery? Nicole Martinez. Art Theft & Fraud Art Business Art Collectors Art Law FIne Art Stolen Art

The Art Business Documents You Need to Sell Your Work

Art Law Journal

Want to sell your artwork on your own? These essential art business documents are crucial to ensure that your sale is professional and protected. The post The Art Business Documents You Need to Sell Your Work appeared first on Art Business Journal.

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Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors

Art Law Journal

Artists and collectors can minimize estate taxes on artworks by employing a planning strategy and understanding the complexities involved with assessing the work's fair market value. Nicole Martinez.

Classic art comes alive

Clancco

Although to some in the art industry Pornhub’s appropriation of classic artworks seems a bit tasteless. So to speak. What do you think? Copyright appropriation art metropolitan museum of art museums pornhub prado sex sexuality

Artist Says 'Made In Heaven' Art Nicked Serpent Sculpture

IP Law 360

Pop culture artist Jeff Koons incorporated without permission an artist's sculpture of a serpent wrapped around a rock pedestal to create artwork featuring Koons clutching the lingerie-clad body of Italian adult film actress Cicciolina, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday in New York

How Can Museums Copyright the Works of Old Masters?

Art Law Journal

If an artwork is in the public domain, free from copyright protection, then how can a museum claim it holds the copyright? The post How Can Museums Copyright the Works of Old Masters? appeared first on Art Business Journal. Legal Copyright & Trademarks Public Domain

Cautionary Tale: Commercializing ‘Street Cred' - The Katten Kattwalk | Issue 23

JD Supra Law

Over the past year, I've carefully followed the increase in litigation brought by artists against retailers — clothing brands, automotive brands, and food and beverage chains — for the alleged copying of their distinctive artwork in fashion designs and marketing campaigns.

Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors

Art Law Journal

Artists and collectors can minimize estate taxes on artworks by employing a planning strategy and understanding the complexities involved with assessing the work's fair market value.

Visa Tests NFT Space With $150K 'CryptoPunk' Purchase

IP Law 360

Visa said Monday it bought a nonfungible token of a "CryptoPunk" digital artwork for $150,000, in an effort to gain first-hand insight into a burgeoning NFT marketplace that the payments giant said could have significant ramifications in online entertainment and commerce

When Divorce Breaks Us Apart…and Takes Away My (Intellectual) Property

IPilogue

A recent case tried at the High Court of New Zealand, Palmer v Alalaakkola , raised an intriguing question: is copyright in artwork “ relationship property ” if it was created during a relationship? Photo by Kelly Sikkema ( Unsplash ).

3 Count: Dirty Cheaters

Plagiarism Today

Finally today, Jakob Thorington at the Post Register reports that, in Idaho, an Ammon-based business has filed a lawsuit against the nearby town of Rexburg over alleged copyright infringement of its child-friendly artwork and scenery. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count?

UPDATE—New York Court Awards Statutory Prejudgment Interest to Grünbaum Estate’s Heirs

LexBlog IP

On July 12, 2021, Justice Andrew Borrok ruled that the rightful owners of two artworks by the Viennese Expressionist Egon Schiele (the “Artworks”) are entitled to prejudgment interest following an art dealer’s refusal to turn over the Artworks in 2015. [3]

Disney+ ‘Behind the Attraction’ Accused of Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

Left is my original artwork from my video. Graphic design is credited to award-winning graphic designer Jeremy Samples, so it's disappointing they would copy instead of producing original artwork. In July 2019, YouTuber James St.

Did Fortnite Plagiarize Among Us?

Plagiarism Today

While it is true that Fortnite: Imposters is a 3D game where Among Us is two-dimensional, the cartoonish artwork of both, the similar maps, the nearly identical structure and other similarities make the two games feel very similar.

Should I Register 2020 Vinyl Re-Release or 2005 Original CD?

Dear Rich IP Blog

I am planning a vinyl reissue (with expanded artwork) this year, the songs are in the same order and have been remastered, but the artwork will be slightly different. Dear Rich: My band released a CD in 2005, and we never filed Form SR or PA for the album and underlying works.

Understanding Copyright, Trademark and Halloween Costumes

Plagiarism Today

They are part fashion, part artwork, part branding and part character. As we’ve discussed in the past , copyright has played an oddly oversized role in our modern Halloween festivities.

Do I Need Clearance in the U.S. if I Acquire Rights from a Public Domain Source Abroad?

Dear Rich IP Blog

I'm in the process of publishing a book that will contain lots of images, mostly of artworks by one artist in particular. you will need clearance for all works published after 1924, regardless of where you obtained the source artwork.

Bombay High Court Rules that Copyright Registration of a Label is not Compulsory

Kashishipr

NTC didn’t own the copyright in the ‘SOYA DROP’ artwork or label. NTC failed to prove that it had used the artwork or label first or that SSPL’s artwork wasn’t original. Overview.

Around the IP Blogs

The IPKat

This week, a controversy involving a famous Hollywood actor damaging one of Banksy’s artworks has taken the news and Aaron Moss, on Copyright Lately, discusses the possibility of Banksy suing the actor based on infringement of his (?)

NFT Lawyer: Legal Risks with ‘Non-Fungible Tokens’

Traverse Legal Blog

NFTs are being used to store smart contracts and authentication for digital artwork and other digital assets. People will bid on an NFT, a non-fungible token, associated with a piece of digital artwork. Cryptocurrency has been been in the press cycle for years.

How Andy Warhol’s Paintings Have Made it Harder to Defend Copyright Infringement Cases

Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition Law B

a book review including a verbatim excerpt of a copyrighted book, for example, or a news report featuring a copyrighted photo); satirizing it (a cartoon copying a famous copyrighted artwork, for example); or creating a new work that has a different character and message from the original.

Traditional Tattoos on the Red Carpet: Continuing the Conversation of Collective Ownership

IPilogue

Collective Ownership Over Cultural Artwork. Canadian courts have not yet grappled with the issue of collective ownership of Indigenous artwork. Photo By Andrej Lišakov ( Unsplash ). Emily Prieur is an IPilogue Writer and a 3L JD Candidate at Queen’s University Faculty of Law. .

Bungie Sues Elite Tech Boss, Lavicheats & VeteranCheats For Copyright Infringement

TorrentFreak

They released ‘sizzle reels’ to market the cheat using Destiny 2 artwork and developed software to hook into copyrighted Destiny 2 code thereby producing an unlicensed derivate work.

Dastar prevents misrepresentation of source of IP from being material

43(B)log

Restellini allgedly “offer[ed] his opinions as to whether or not artworks should be included in the planned catalogue raisonné” in “oral consultation” with WI employees, based on the information and materials “researched, collected, synthesized, analyzed and expressed by” the employees.

CEO of Major Anti-Piracy Company Arrested in Russia For High Treason

TorrentFreak

In early 2019, the company was the first to report in detail on so-called ‘pirate CDNs’, specialist content delivery systems that service huge numbers of pirate streaming sites with tens of thousands of movies and TV shows plus supporting artwork and descriptions.

Playing Darts with a Rembrandt

The Art Law Blog

In France, droits moraux, or 'moral rights,' would typically protect an artwork from such an act. NYT: Why Do People Want Jeff Bezos to Buy and Eat the Mona Lisa? Includes the following: "'You might get indigestion, but there is nothing stopping you under U.S. law from eating the Mona Lisa if you own it,' said Amy Adler , an art law expert and professor at the New York University School of Law. 'We

What’s Really Going On In Marvel’s Copyright Termination Lawsuits

Copyright Lately

Well, when comic book stories, dialogue and artwork are merged together, they become a part of a single joint work as a matter of copyright law. Thereafter, writers would add captions and dialogue to the artwork.

2nd Circuit delivers devastating blow to appropriationists

Clancco

One, it makes clear that judges should not play art critic, i.e.- not read into the work, by which I mean not read into it with preconceived notions of who is and isn’t a successful artist, as well as what an artwork means given external sources. Images at issue.

Creator of Pepe the Frog Uses Copyright to Shut Down NFT Project

LexBlog IP

Motherboard notes that this is at a time when Furie himself is getting into the NFT game with his own artwork of Pepe the Frog.

Can You Register a Copyright on a Website or Web Page?

LexBlog IP

While a website may contain text, artwork, photographs, music, videos, or other content that constitutes copyrightable subject matter on its own, the website itself is not typically considered a copyrightable work.

Thinking about your audiovisual project being produced in Latin America?

Olartemoure Blog

There is a boom of production of Live Action, Animation, and other formats of motion pictures in Latin America, and the legal industry faces the challenge to join local and international production companies in their efforts to effectively identify, protect, licence, and leverage Intellectual Property rights.

Fleshing out the copyright in a tattoo

IP Whiteboard

In what we understand to be an industry-first, the Copyright Agency (an Australian not-for-profit collecting society that also licences copyright protected literary and artistic works) has licenced an Indigenous artwork for a tattoo.