PRACTICE AREAS -- Starting 2019
I represent artists + creatives:
Legal advice and services for all artists + all creatives at all career stages, including emerging artists + creatives who are just starting out.
Intellectual property, copyright, fair use, appropriation, and related issues;
Artist and artwork legacy / archive planning;
Contract review, analysis, negotiation, and drafting;
Protection of freedom of expression, free speech, and other artist rights, including moral rights;
Issues regarding public commissions, residencies, exhibitions, performances, and art schools / design schools (such as contractual, IP, and censorship);
Other constitutional, statutory, and common law rights of artists + creatives;
Dispute prevention / avoidance and the mediation of disputes and lawsuits (alternative dispute resolution, or ADR).
Separately, general consulting services to artists + creatives regarding issues at the intersection of art, law, and business. More here.
Recent work in these general areas has involved general IP and copyright advice for an artist / curator; moral rights analysis with an art consulting firm regarding an artist’s moral rights; and protection strategies for an artist’s unique math-based art process.
FAQs about art law are here.
FEDERAL APPELLATE LAW AND COMPLEX MOTIONS
For lawyers: Federal appellate court and federal district court briefs and related work product for lawyers and law firms.
For artists: Certain services to artists regarding trial level / appellate level litigation in federal courts.