Hot Topics in Art Law 2021

Originally held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Program Chair:
Diana Wierbicki
Withers Bergman LLP

  • At this program a panel of experienced practitioners will cover some of the hot button legal issues affecting the art world today. This program is intended for those who practice art law, litigation and trust and estates law, as well as those with clients in the art industry, and business executives in the art industry.

    Program Fee:
    $119 for Members | $219 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2019-2021), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and attorney members who practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Diana Wierbicki (Moderator)
    Partner and Global Head of Art Law
    Withers Worldwide

    Amelia Brankov
    Brankov PLLC

    Ari E. Lipsitz
    Intellectual Property Litigation Associate
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    Pippa Loengard
    Deputy Director of the Kernochan Center for Law
    Media and the Arts and a Lecturer-in-Law
    Columbia Law School

    Steven R. Schindler
    Founding Partner
    Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP

  • 12:00 pm – 12:05 pm Moderator to make Panel Introductions (Diana)

    12:05 pm – 12:10 pm Factual Background of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts v. Goldsmith Case (Amelia)

    12:10 pm – 12:20 pm The District Court Decision (Amelia)

    12:20 pm – 12:35 pm The Appeal, and the Second Circuit’s Decision (Steve)

    12:35 pm – 12:50 pm The Supreme Court’s Decision in Google v. Oracle (Ari)

    12:50 pm – 1:05 pm Petition for Panel Rehearing post-Google (Pippa)

    1:05 pm – 1:15 pm Moderator questions (Diana)

    1:15 pm – 1:30 pm Questions and Answers (reactions from the art law community and the photographer community)

  • New York: 1.5 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 1.5 General
    California: 1.0 General
    Pennsylvania: 1.0 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Art Law | Diana Wierbicki, Chair
    Copyright & Literary Property | Claudia E. Ray, Chair
    Council on Intellectual Property | James R. Klaiber, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |