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New York Event—“Off the Wall: Legal Issues Involving Street Art”

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on September 22, 2017 at 1:50 PM

I am pleased to be among distinguished colleagues and practitioners presenting a CLE at the New York City Bar Association on November 2, 2017.  Entitled “Off the Wall: Legal Issues Involving Street Art,” the panel will cover some of the hot button legal issues affecting the art world today, and this year’s program will center around the legal issues involving street art. This program is intended for those who practice art law, litigation, copyright, and trademark law, as well as those with clients in the art, fashion, advertising, and real estate industries.


The agenda is as follows, registration is available here.  Hope to see you there!

6:00 – 6:05 p.m. Introduction of Topic and Panelists

Steven R. Schindler

6:05 – 6:30 p.m. A Street Art Primer; Copyright Protection for Art Created Without the Permission of the Property Owner; Publicity Rights

Beryl Jones-Woodin

6:30 – 6:55 p.m. Street Artists Versus Architects: An Overview of Cases at the Intersection of the Rights of Visual Artists and Architects

Amelia K. Brankov

6:55 – 7:20 p.m. Rights of Street Artists Under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act: Unfair Competition, Trade Dress, and False Designation of Origin

Dean Nicyper

7:20 – 7:45 p.m. Street Artists Versus the Fashion Industry: A Review of Recent Litigation and Novel Theories of Recovery

Nicholas M. O’Donnell

7:45 – 8:00 p.m. Q & A and Conclusion

Topics: New York City Bar Association, Nicholas M. O'Donnell, Dean Nicyper, Steven R. Schindler, Beryl Jones-Woodin, Amelia K. Brankov, Off the Wall: Legal Issues Involving Street Art

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