Posts tagged with 'art-law'

Raymond Dowd and Elizabeth Campbell speaking on stage

On April 12, 2018, (Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day), the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA, for which our attorney, Shirin Chahal, serves as a co-chair, hosted NYC-based attorney Raymond J. Dowd and University of Denver Professor Elizabeth Campbell for a fascinating presentation on how artwork stolen during WWII bankrolled the Nazi war machine, and legal ...

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Standing in a light doorway, Internal Investigations

Sometimes, things just go sideways. Despite the best intentions of your organization’s Board, Officers, staff, and key volunteers, one misstep can threaten the entire mission. Whether there are allegations of financial malfeasance, inappropriate conduct, insufficient entity formalities, or some other variant, the Board of Directors must take quick action to decide if an internal investigation is warranted. Once ...

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Art of Protest written over Italian soldier painting

One of our arts and entertainment attorneys, Caroline Kert, was recently asked to address a group of local artists and arts organizations regarding Protest Art.

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Careers in the Arts written over artist prints

Many individuals (including your dad) are under the impression that the only way to succeed in the arts is to become a superstar. Media representations tend to present the arts as an all-or-nothing proposition, with the spotlight only given to the celebrity successes.

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Katy Perry Left Shark

In the last blog post, we discussed Katy Perry’s attempts to secure a trademark in “Left Shark” and a design image of a shark. That discussion focused on trademark, which protects phrases and images that identify and distinguish a source of goods or services. Photo Credit: Huntley Paton

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