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OWE’s Kattwinkel Speaks to Copyright Society on Public Art

OWE’s Linda Joy Kattwinkel was a panelist at the The Copyright Society of the USA’s Mid-winter meeting which was held in Napa, California from February 9-11, 2017.   Linda’s panel, “Lawful, Awful or Artful: Perspectives on Public Art,” examined copyright issues as they affect public art.   More details from the Copyright Society conference program set out below.


Lawful, Awful or Artful: Perspectives on Public Art

Does public art belong to the public? This panel will examine copyright issues as they affect art commissioned for or displayed in the public, including applicable provisions of the Visual Artists Rights Act and California Art Preservation Act, common issues that arise in negotiating and enforcing contracts governing public art commissions, and post-installation issues.

Linda Joy Kattwinkel, Owen, Wickersham & Erickson

Sriba Kwadjovie, Senior Intellectual Property Associate, SFMOMA

Sarah Conley Odenkirk, L/O of Sarah Conley Odenkirk, Author & Associate Director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art’s Art Business and Arts Management Masters Programs, Claremont Graduate University

Naomi Jane Gray, Shades of Gray Law Group, P.C.

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