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 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
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
Remembering Rep. John Lewis, Who For Years Stood With Native American Peoples in Opposing Washington’s “Redskins” Moniker
The late Rep. John Lewis stands among a handful of Civil Rights juggernauts whose actions and sacrifices shaped the history of racial justice in this country. Recognized as an aide and close associate of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Lewis is perhaps best known as an organizer of several peaceful protests in support of racial equality during the Jim Crow Era, including several “Freedom Rides” through the American South in 1961, the 1963 March on Washington and the 1965 Montgomery-to-Selma marches.
Dunnington recently won an important victory at the New York Court of Appeals paving the way for the return of Nazi looted artworks to a family of Holocaust victims. Read More