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IFAR to Host "Artists Resale Rights in the U.S.: Overdue or Shouldn't Do?"

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on November 11, 2013 at 11:34 AM

The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) will host on November 25, 2013 a panel entitled "Artists Resale Rights in the U.S.: Overdue or Shouldn't Do?" As readers here know, the topic of artists' resale royalty rights, or droit de suite, is an area of copyright law about disagreement is strong. Should artists receive a commission of some sort after the first sale? Under all circumstances, or something fewer? California's famous attempt to regulate the practice was struck down last year as unconstitutional.

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Topics: Artists Rights Society, Resale Royalties, The Honorable Jerrold L. Nadler, Kernochan Center Columbia Law School, droit de suit, Christie's, Theodore H. Feder Ph.D., Philippa S. Loengard Esq., Events, Karyn Temple Claggett Esq., Sandra L. Cobden Esq.

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