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Nazi-Looted Art: Dunnington Victory For Family of Murdered Jewish Cabaret Performer Featured in Variety

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Dunnington’s legal victory in recovering two artworks by the artist Egon Schiele on behalf of the family of Fritz Grunbaum was featured in Variety.  Fritz Grunbaum was a Jewish cabaret performer who openly mocked the Nazis.  Grunbaum was the inspiration for the Joel Gray character in the Broadway show and film Cabaret. Read More

Dunnington Partner Raymond Dowd to Lecture At Maastricht Art Law Conference on His Recovery of An Assyrian Gold Tablet In Matter of Flamenbaum

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On November 26, 2021, Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd will lecture at Maastricht University’s Ius Commune Research School Art Law Conference on Dunnington’s landmark victory at the New York Court of Appeals in Matter of Flamenbaum.  In Flamenbaum, Dunnington successfully represented the Federal Republic of Germany on behalf of Germany’s Vorderasiatisches Museum.  Dunnington recovered a golden Assyrian tablet that had been excavated from the Temple of Ishtar by German archeologist Walter Andrea in 1913.  The tablet surfaced in a decedent’s safe deposit box in Nassau County New York. Read More

Dunnington’s P.M. Natasha Chang to speak on NFTs at “Estate Planning for Art Collectors”

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Dunnington partner P.M. Natasha Chang will speak on “NFTs & Estate Planning” at an “Estate Planning for Art Collectors” CLE sponsored by Center for Art Law.  The CLE will take place at noon on Thursday, November 18th, virtually and in person at Dunnington’s offices at 230 Park Avenue (45th St), 21st floor. Read More

Raymond J. Dowd To Address Oklahoma City Chapter of Federal Bar Association on Nazi Looted Art Litigation

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On June 10, 2021, Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd will present a virtual Continuing Legal Education Program for the Federal Bar Association’s Oklahoma City Chapter.  Nazi art looting and litigation over the return of stolen property to victims of the Holocaust, the history of U.S. tax laws to museums and the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016 will be covered. Read More

Dunnington’s Raymond Dowd and Betsy Dale Co-Chair FBA’s Virtual Art Law & Litigation Conference

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Dunnington partner Raymond Dowd and Dunnington associate Betsy Dale are Co-Chairs of the Planning Committee of the Federal Bar Association’s 2021 Virtual Art Law & Litigation Conference, which will take place on April 29 and April 30. Read More

Trademark Modernization Act and The CASE Act – Major Changes for Trademarks and Copyrights

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The 5,600 page Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 – commonly referred to as the Coronavirus Relief Stimulus Bill that was enacted in late December 2020 – includes three major changes to U.S. intellectual property laws: the Trademark Modernization Act (TM Act), the Copyright Alternative Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (CASE Act), and the Protecting Lawful Streaming Act (PLSA).  The TM Act, CASE Act, and PLS Act contain significant modifications to existing trademark and copyright practices that are summarized below: Read More