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NEW COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK LAWS

Buried in the recent COVID-19 relief bill recently signed by President Trump are several important updates to copyright and trademark laws.  The first is the creation of a small claims court for copyright infringement claims of up to $30,000.  The...

TWO ANTIQUITIES DEALERS INDICTED FOR FRAUD

Two antiquities dealers, Erdal Dere and Faisal Khan, were indicted by a New York grand jury for falsifying the provenances of multiple antiquities that were subsequently sold through their New York gallery.  They allegedly claimed that the antiquities were...

COURT FINDS FAIR USE IN REPRODUCTION OF PHOTOGRAPH

In the recent decision of Schwartzwald v. Oath, the court in the Southern District of New York found that the reproduction of a professional photographer’s photo of actor Jon Hamm in a Huffington Post article was fair use.  Schwartzwald is a professional photographer...