Whenever an artist or writer portrays a living person in an unflattering light, they are likely to receive a letter or angry phone call saying things like “I am going to sue you for defamation” or “you’ll be hearing from my lawyer,” along with plethora of swear words. It sounds pretty serious and scary, but the reality is that it is usually just bluster; defamation suits are not that easy to win...
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Retrieving Nazi stolen art is often complex. Usually, a lack of documentation makes provenance difficult to prove.
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?
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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.
Street art remains controversial and the rights artists have over their works continues to be a messy subject but is it illegal?