An AI machine studied folk music notations to create over 100,000 new songs - but can the machine hold copyright protection over a creative work?
Author - Nicole Martinez
Nicole is a writer and law school graduate with a dedicated focus and passion for the arts, and a particular interest in Latin American art and history. Nicole has extensive experience working with art galleries and museums in Buenos Aires and Miami, and explores cultural landscapes across the Americas through her writing.
Arturo Di Modica claims "Fearless Girl," a new public art installation on Wall Street, is a derivative work of his "Charging Bull."
The reduction of H1B visa recipients may mean more companies will likely hire foreign independent contractors. We discuss tax and other financial considerations creative businesses need to make.
Trump's H1B visa shakedown means you may need to hire a foreign creative as an independent contractor. Here's how to avoid any legal issues.
Want to keep your graphic design portfolio fresh? Avoid work for hire agreements, which could prevent you from retaining the right to display your work.
For the majority of U.S citizens, the latest and greatest art pieces are not easily accessible. Many of the latest and greatest works are lying in storage areas at galleries or museums, rarely shown without an appointment or part of someone’s private collection. When the art does become publicly available, it is usually in art fairs or at galleries, which tend to be...
What happens to artwork when artists or art collectors divorce? We discuss the various obstacles to overcome, including equitable distribution, copyright and Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) considerations and getting an art appraiser.
Filmmakers can use characters from their favorite novels in their films, but under copyright law, they must obtain express permission from the author.
As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, many designers are turning to Creative Commons to share their work. But is that really the best way to do so?
It's common to see art fair visitors snapping photos of artworks for Instagram, but does the practice constitute copyright infringement, or is it fair use?
Copyright infringement lawsuits can be time-consuming, which not surprisingly, means they can also become very expensive. Find out how you can win attorney's fee's to make initiating a copyright lawsuit easier.
The capital of the global art market, artwork sales in New York often impose hefty taxes on the purchaser – unless one of the several clever loopholes are employed. Amid allegations that several prominent galleries and collectors were employing tax evasion schemes that weren’t entirely up to snuff, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced he would initiate investigations concerning...