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Art Law Handbook
     

Art Law Handbook

by Roy S. Kaufman
 

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This essential resource will help you expertly guide clients through the intricate laws of intellectual property, tort, tax disputes and customs that affect virtually all aspects of art transactions.

From a team of art law specialists, you get astute legal discussion and real-life answers for the matters vital to artists, purchasers, sellers, dealers and

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This essential resource will help you expertly guide clients through the intricate laws of intellectual property, tort, tax disputes and customs that affect virtually all aspects of art transactions.

From a team of art law specialists, you get astute legal discussion and real-life answers for the matters vital to artists, purchasers, sellers, dealers and everyone else involved in the art world. Art Law Handbook provides the information you need on:

  • Copyrights, trademarks, design patents, and moral rights
  • Legal aspects relating to new media
  • Transacting business on the Internet and "netiquette"
  • Art theft
  • Authentication and appraisals
  • Auction transactions
  • International art transactions
  • Restoration and conservation
  • Tax issues for artists and purchasers
  • Trust and estate planning
  • Relationships between artists and dealers
  • And much more.
Plus, you'll save valuable research and drafting time with more than 40 proven contracts, notices, releases and other important forms - in print and on a FREE easy-to-use CD-ROM - including:

  • Copyright licenses
  • E-commerce and website development form agreements
  • Commissioned artwork agreements
  • Purchase agreement
  • Artist/gallery agreement
  • Form will
  • And more than 30 appendices give you instant access to important laws, treaties, information sources and other relevant material.

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To provide solid legal ground to lawyers, clients, artists, and museums, this guide, written by 15 lawyers with specialities that include art law, intellectual property, international tax, and copyright, discusses the issues and sometimes unlikely laws surrounding copyright; trademarks; moral rights; intellectual property protection; stolen art; cultural property; international transactions on the art market; artist-dealer relations; e-commerce; authentication and appraisal; auction law; conservation and restoration; federal income tax consequences of creating, owning, selling, and donating works of art; trusts and estates; and structures for holding and transferring copyright. Sample contracts, releases, and notices are provided, as are texts to laws and treaties, and a list of resources. Kaufman is a lawyer who specializes in intellectual property protection. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735516410
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
11/16/2000
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
1164
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.60(d)

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