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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...

TAKE CARE OF YOUR PETS WITH A PET TRUST

Many people are familiar with creating a trust as part of their estate planning.  But what many don’t know is that they can create a specific trust for their pet’s care and wellbeing should they predecease their pet or find themselves without the capacity to...

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF DOUGLAS LATCHFORD

Douglas Latchford was charming.  He presented himself as the “rescuer” of Cambodia’s heritage.  He was respected by museums across the world for his donations of Cambodian cultural heritage and the scholarship he had so meticulously collected on...

Artium Amore caters to artists’ legal needs

The Dover Chamber is pleased to welcome Artium Amore with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony. Artium Amore is a unique law firm that caters to artists and the artist community. Artium Amore understands that whether you are a painter, sculptor, musician, author,...

RIP KHALED AL-ASSAD, HERO AND MARTYR

Dr. Khaled Al-Assad was murdered August 18th at the hands of ISIS.  (We do not know if Al-Assad held a doctorate or its equivalent, but we feel that regardless, he is deserving of the honor.)  Dr. Al-Assad was 81 (82? sources disagree) years old.  Dr. Al-Assad was the...