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Lectures & Programs


American Photography Association MOPLA, Know It Or Blow It
Panelist, Annual Conference [Los Angeles, California] (April 24, 2010)

ARCO Madrid, International Contemporary Art Experts & Collectors Forum [Madrid, Spain] (February 17, 2010)

International Licensing, ABA Entertainment Forum, Plenary Program
Moderator, Annual Meeting [New York, NY] (Nov. 2009)

Entertainment Art and Sports Law Society
Speaker, University of Maryland Law School [Baltimore, MD] (September 25, 2009)

How to Survive a Challenging Economy: Best Practices for Contemporary Visual Artists, California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) [Los Angeles, CA] (June 3, 2009)

From the High Seas to the Internet: Combating Piracy and Enabling Content Usage in the Digital Environment
Moderator (CLE Program), ABA Section of International Law, Spring Meeting 2009 [Washington, D.C.] (April 17, 2009)

Privacy: The Clash of Fundamental Rights in the Post 9-11 World (Showcase Program)
Panelist, ABA Section of International Law, Spring Meeting 2009 [Washington, D.C.] (April 15, 2009)

The Contemporary Art Market: Challenges of a Changing Climate: The FLAG Art Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, The Knapp Gallery
Panelist [New York, NY] (March 4, 2009)

Art Law , ALI-ABA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Conference
Panelist [Los Angeles, CA] (January 15-17, 2009)

Architectural CopyrightAmerican Institute of Architects, AIA/CES Conference
Speaker [San Diego, CA] (Nov. 14-16, 2008)

Art and Entertainment Law
Guest Lecturer, University of Virginia Law School [Charlottesville, VA] (November 11, 2008)

Art Appraisal and the IRS:  New Tax Laws
Moderator, Annual Conference, Appraisers Association of America [New York, NY] (November 9, 2008)

The ABCs of Appraisal Contracts and Negotiation Part 2: Managing Risk and Promoting Professionalism
Lecturer, Appraisers Association of America [New York, NY] (November 8-9, 2008)

Copyright in Challenging Times: An Art Appraiser’s Guide
Lecturer, Appraisers Association of America [New York, NY] (November 8-9, 2008)

Doin’ It In The Streets:  Branding and Licensing the Cityscape and the Set for Film & TV from Script Review to Director’s Cut, the Newest Rules on IP Rights & Clearances, and Risk Management for Product Placements, Art & Architecture
Program Co-Moderator and Speaker (CLE Program) ABA Entertainment and Sports Industries Forum Annual Meeting [Los Angeles, CA] (October 17, 2008)

Rights of Privacy and Publicity, “Image Licensing of the Passerby”
Panelist, CLE Program, ABA Entertainment and Sports Industries Forum Annual Meeting [Los Angeles, CA] (October 17, 2008)

A Day in the European Parliament
Moderator and Program Co-Chair, Privacy in E.U. and U.S.A., Roundtable, (CLE Program) ABA International Law Section Annual Meeting [European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium] (September 24, 2008)

Mona Lisa, Jackson Pollock, and Notre Dame on the Stand: The New Science of Connoisseurship in the Courtroom
Program Co-Chair and Moderator (CLE Program), ABA Annual Conference [New York, NY] (August 8-12, 2008) 

SHOW ME THE MONEY!: How to Monetize Euros, Pounds and Dollars on International Film and Art Financing
Program Chair and Moderator (CLE Program) ABA Annual Conference [New York, NY] (August 8-12, 2008)

Cross-Media Marketing in Film, TV, Arts and Media
Panelist (CLE Program) ABA Annual Conference [New York, NY] (August 8-12, 2008)

Art Theft, Fraud and Forgery
Panelist, ArtTable Salon [Los Angeles, CA] (May 20, 2008)

Doin’ It In The Streets: Film and TV Rights & Clearances from Location Scout to Director’s Cut
Speaker, California State Bar Association, Copyright Committee [CLE Program] [San Francisco, CA] (May 6, 2008)

Stolen Art and the International Market
Panelist, Los Angeles County Bar Association, International Law and Intellectual Property Law Sections [Los Angeles CA] (April 15, 2008)

Show Me the Money:  Residuals and Royalties for New Media
Moderator, Intellectual Property Law Conference [Arlington, VA] (April 11, 2008)

A Bite of the Poison Apple: A Mock Appeal on Trade Secrets and Trademark Law
Panelist, ABA International Law Section Annual Meeting [New York, NY] (April 4, 2008)

Copyright, Film, Art Dealing and LicensingLos Angeles Art Association
Panelist [Los Angeles, CA] (March 29, 2008)

Is Today's Big Money in Cross-Media Licensing? 
Panelist (CLE Program) South x Southwest 21st Annual Convention [Austin, TX] (March 14, 2008)

Photography, New Media and Rules of Copyright in the Digital Age
Speaker, UCLA Graduate Fine Arts Speakers Program [Culver City, CA] (February 11, 2008)

The Role of the Scientist in Global Cultural Commerce: New Technologies Applied to Conservation of Art, Architecture and Artifacts and Authentication
Symposium Co-Organizer,  Moderator, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting 2008 [Boston, MA] (February 14-18, 2008)

Contract Negotiation and Professional Practices for Appraisers
Speaker, Appraisers Association of America Annual Conference [New York, NY] (November 10, 2007)

MONEY! MONEY! MONEY! Auctions, Estates, Finance and Art
Moderator (CLE Program) Annual Meeting, ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries [New York, NY] (October 12, 2007)

Cross-Marketing Your Client Across Multi-Media Platforms in the Entertainment, Art and Sports Industries
Panelist (CLE Program) Annual Meeting, ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries [New York, NY] (October 12, 2007)

Culture Exports:  Art, Music, New Media and Film Regulation under European Union Rules for Finance, Production and Distribution
Moderator and Program Chair (CLE Program) Annual Meeting, ABA International Section [London, England] (October 5, 2007)

The fine art of tangible assets: Transforming Collections Into Philanthropic Opportunities, Symposium, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and U.S. Trust
Participant [Philadelphia, PA] (May 17, 2007) [comments published in monograph October 2007]

Fakes Forgeries & Fabrications, Annual Meeting
Discussant, American Institute of Conservators Annual Conference [Richmond, VA] (April 19, 2007)

Contracts and Professional Conservation Practices
Keynote, Annual Meeting, CIPP, American Institute of Conservators Annual Conference [Richmond, VA] (April 19, 2007)

Conservation and Restoration Contracts: Professional Practices under Contemporary Law
Keynote, American Institute of Conservators Annual Conference CIPP [Richmond, VA] (April 18, 2007)

International Distribution Rights in the Global Era: The Worth and Values of Artworks, Art Books, and Images
Speaker, Intellectual Property Law Symposium, Georgia State University Law School [Atlanta, GA] (March 23, 2007)

International Law: Branding Art in a Global Economy
Keynote, Southern California Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference [San Diego, CA] (March 16, 2007)

International Art Law:  Law and Ethics for Museums Collecting Art in a Global Economy
Panelist, Thomas Jefferson School of Law [San Diego, CA] (March 16, 2007)

Spaces and Places: New Copyright Law Developments in Architecture Law, Public Art and Urban Planning
Faculty, The Copyright Society of the USA, Northern California (CLE Program) [San Francisco, CA] (February 8, 2007)

Spaces and Places: Environmental Law, Land Use Regulation and Copyright
Guest Lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz [Santa Cruz, CA] (February 7, 2007)

What Collectors and Dealers Need to Know about Holocaust Era Looted Art - The Legal Issues: IFAR Panel
Panelist, Fine Art Dealers Association Art Fair [Santa Monica, CA] (January 26, 2007)

The ABCs of Appraisal Contracts: Managing Risk and Promoting Professionalism
Panelist, Appraisers Association of America [New York, NY] (November 12, 2006)

International Law: The Value of Insurance
(Panel 1) Moderator, The Value of Provenance, (Panel 2) Moderator, Appraisers Association of America, New York University Law School (CLE Program) [New York, NY] (November 10, 2006)

Latin American Art & Antiquities: Collecting Practices
Program Chair and Moderator, ABA International Section Fall Meeting 2006 (CLE program) [Miami, FL] (November 8, 2006)

Lawyers and the Art Deal: Ethics of Representation, Entertainment Law Ethics: Codes, Cases, and Conscience
Panelist, ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Annual Meeting (CLE program) [Los Angeles, CA] (October 14, 2006)

In the Museum Boardroom: A Roundtable on New Non-Profit Laws and Prescriptions for Transparency
Moderator, Annual Meeting, ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries (CLE program) [Los Angeles, CA] (October 13, 2006)

The ABCs of Art Collecting: Legal and Business Principles
Keynote, Lehman Brothers Neuberger Berman, Law, Finance and The Contemporary Art Market: New Rules for a Competitive Climate (CLE program) [New York, NY] (September 13, 2006)

Brand Hawaii in the Global Entertainment Markets: The Tropics Hot Topics Moderator and Cover Art and Copyright: New Rules on Fair Use
Panelist, ABA Annual Meeting 2006 (Webcast and CLE program) [Honolulu, HI] (August 4, 2006)

New Duties and Responsibilities of Museum Boards, Directors and Trustees
Speaker, Association of the Bar for the City of New York, Art Law Committee [New York, NY] (June 1, 2006)

GROUND ZERO: Architecture and Public Art
Panelist, ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Annual Meeting (CLE program) [New York, NY] (October 7, 2005)

Copyright Usage and Rights for Art & Architecture in Feature Films, TV and Video
Panelist, ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Annual Meeting [Los Angeles, CA] (October 8, 2004)

CYBER ART LAW: Curiouser & Curiouser
Lecturer, Virtual Reality: Practical Tips for the Art Professional [Symposium] ArtTable, Inc., Pacific Design Center [West Hollywood, CA] (November 18, 2002)

Art & Literature on the Net
Panelist, CWSL 3rd Annual Entertainment Law Conference [San Diego, CA] (March 29, 1997)

New Standards for Appraisal Engagements
Speaker, American Society of Appraisers Meeting [Los Angeles, CA] (November 20, 1996)

Building Blocks: Intellectual Property Rights in Architecture and Collaborative Art-in-Architecture Projects,  Beverly Hills Bar Association: Patent Trademark and Copyright Law Section (CLE program)
Speaker [Beverly Hills, CA] (October 17, 1996)

The Numbers Game: New Math of Art and Architecture Appraisal [Symposium]
Program Chair and Moderator (CLE and ASA Accredited Program) Pepperdine University School of Law [Malibu, CA] (September 28, 1996)

Public Art Contracts, Agreements, and Current Legal Issues, PAC/SoCal Public Art Coalition
Workshop Leader and Lecturer [Orange County, CA] (September 17, 1996)

The Donor's Dilemma: What Does Gift-Giving Really Mean? The Future of Private Patronage, Part II
Moderator, ArtTable [Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA] (March 24, 1996)

Career Fair: Intellectual Property Law
Speaker, Pepperdine University School of Law [Malibu, CA] (February 15-16, 1996)

Appraisers Who Wear More than One HatAppraisers Association of America, National Conference (November 1995) [New York, NY]

Can the Aesthetics of Architecture be Cloned?
Lecturer, Museum of Modern Art, Round Table [New York, NY] (November 9, 1995)

Surviving the Nineties and Creating the Future: Exchanges II
Speaker, ArtTable Symposium, Neuberger Berman [New York, NY] (October 29, 1995)

Photography and Copyright Law
Lecturer, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Department of Photographs [Los Angeles, CA] (August 1995)

Relocating Moral Rights in Cyberspace: Digitized Images, Visual Art and Creative Credits
Workshop and Speaker, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Lawyers Section [Los Angeles, CA] (April 5, 1995)

The Appraiser and Stolen Works of Art
Professional and Legal Liability Concerns for Personal Property Appraisers: AAA and NYU Appraisal Studies Program Joint Seminar [New York, NY] (June 5, 1993)

The Art of Deception: Adjudicating the Authenticity of Artworks
Keynote Speaker, Los Angeles Superior Court (West District), Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens [Pasadena, CA] (September12, 1992)

How to Get Paid?
Speaker, Professional Practice Seminars, Artexpo NY, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center [New York, NY] (April 25, 1991)

Art Dollars: Funding Controversies
Program Chair and Moderator, Association of American Law Schools, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution [Washington, D.C.] (January 1991)

Copyright and Trademark Law for Artists
Lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies (1990)

How to Avoid Fraud in the Print Market
Speaker, Artexpo CAL, Los Angeles Convention Center [Los Angeles, CA] (October 5, 1990)

International Law, The Law and Business of Art, Practicing Law Institute
Faculty [New York, NY] (July 12-13, 1990)

Appraisers as Agents: Duties of Loyalty
Keynote Speaker, American Society of Appraisers, International Appraisal Conference, Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens [Pasadena, CA] (June 1990)

The Letter of the Law for Artists and Designers
Speaker, Women In Design, Pacific Design Center [Los Angeles, CA] (May 15, 1990)

The Byzantine Mosaics: A Crossroads in International Trade in Art
Pacific Southwest Business Law Association Annual Conference [Culver City, CA] (February 10, 1990)

The Artist as Arbiter: Culture at the Crossroads of Constitutional Law
Keynote Speaker, Portland Museum of Art [Portland, ME] (1990)