This program will provide an overview of core legal principles and recent developments at the intersection of copyright and art, including discussions of current “hot” issues involving fair use, appropriation art, street art, the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA), the first sale doctrine and art resales.
Barry Werbin is counsel at Herrick, Feinstein LLP and a member of its Intellectual Property and Art Law Groups. Barry concentrates his practice in intellectual property and online issues (including copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, unfair competition, false advertising, publicity and privacy rights, trade secrets, domain name disputes, digital rights protection, trademark and content licensing, online contracting, marketing and sponsorship agreements, publishing, due diligence and exploitation rights) and technology (including software licensing and development, SaaS agreements, IT support, web-site development and hosting, and data and computer security breaches). Barry handles infringement and other complex commercial litigation and a broad variety of IP-related transactional matters.
Barry is Co-Chair of the New York Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA, and was Chair of the Copyright & Literary Property Committee of the New York City Bar Association 2010-2013. Barry serves as Co-Chair of the NY State Bar Association EASL Section's Publicity, Privacy and Media Committee, and is a member of the EASL Executive Committee. Barry is a member of the INTA's Bulletin Committee. Barry lectures on copyright law at St. John's Law School and Brooklyn Law School, and is a member of the Fordham Art Law Society Alumni Advisory Committee.
From 2013 through 2018, Barry was recognized as a top intellectual property litigation lawyer by Thompson Reuters' Super Lawyers, which rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Excellent CLE. Very knowledgeable speaker. Covered relevant subjects in depth with helpful examples. Well done!
Best course I've seen in a while.
A very interesting course.
Very informative and well-given presentation!
Excellent materials, presentation and perfect timing so that there was not a second of lost time. Perfect in all respects.
Excellent. Well organized. Informative and indeed entertaining.
Great examples, nice pace and very comprehensive course.
Enjoyable. Good use of visual aids.
Excellent presentation! Concise with much information. Highly recommended!
Speaker was very knowledgeable. Great presentation!
Interesting examples used
Excellent course well presented.
Best I have seen on site. Extraordinary
Excellent summary of transformative use!
Excellent presenter and content!
Good intro to copyright law and discussion of contemporary issues
Very engaging class. Great substance and materials.
Very good presenter, quality presentation and materials. Thank you.
Very interesting topic. Even though I don't practice in this area it is interesting to learn about.
Excellent presentation. Thank you.