Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Institute


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I Co-Chaired the first-ever Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Institute with the Hon. Stephen G. Crane at New York County Lawyers\' Association this past November - the CLE will soon be available on DVD

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Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Institute

  1. 1. ART LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSTITUTE Friday, November 21, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 9 MCLE Credits: 4 Ethics, 1 Skills, 4 Professional Practice; Transitional and Non-Transitional Program Sponsor : Gagosian Gallery Sponsor: Cocktail reception and presentation of EMIPS award sponsored by: JAMS 5:30 - 7:30PM Artist credits include: Damien Hirst, Hymn (1996); Egon Schiele, Portrait of Wally (1912); Richard Prince, Marlboro Man (Untitled Cowboy); Andy Warhol, 315 Johns (1971); Jeff Koons, Niagara (2002); Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa (1519)
  2. 2. ART LITIGATION DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSTITUTE AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 9 MCLE CREDITS: 4 ETHICS, 1 SKILLS, 4 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE; TRANSITIONAL AND NON-TRANSITIONAL CO-CHAIRS: Hon Stephen G. Crane, JAMS Raymond J. Dowd, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP PROGRAM SPONSOR: Gagosian Gallery RECEPTION SPONSOR: JAMS A full day event featuring an unparalleled panel of experts from the bench, bar, museums, art galleries, auction houses, trade publications, appraisers, and insurance companies. Member: $ 200 Non-Member: $250 PROGRAM S C H E D U L E : 8:00AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:15AM Introduction and Announcements, Hon. Stephen G. Crane (Ret.) 8:25-9:15AM Panel I: Litigation, Arbitration or Mediation: Considerations for Practitioners Hon. Stephen G. Crane, JAMS John J. Byrne, Byrne Goldenberg & Hamilton, Washington, D.C.; Lawrence M. Kaye, Herrick Feinstein LLP; Thomas R. Kline, Andrews Kurth LLP, Washington, D.C. 9:15-10:10AM Panel II: Commencing an Action (Replevin, Quiet Title, Slander of Title, Injunctive Relief, and Statutes of Limitations) Hon. Laura E. Drager, New York State Supreme Court John R. Cahill, Lynn & Cahill LLP; David J. Eiseman, Golenbock, Eiseman, Assor & Bell LLP; Jay G. Safer, Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell LLP; Howard Spiegler, Herrick Feinstein LLP 10:10-11:00AM Panel III: Art Lending, Bailments, Consignments, UCC, Liens and Security Interest Hon. Joseph P. Sullivan (Ret.) Holland & Knight LLP Judith A. Bresler, Withers Bergman LLP; Robert J. Feinstein, Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Jones LLP; Dean R. Nicyper, Fleming, Zulack, Williamson, Zauderer LLP; Jan Prasens, Sotheby’s 11:00-11:10AM Break 11:10AM-12:00PM Panel IV: Contemporary Art, Copyright and Moral Rights Hon. Loretta A. Preska, US Dist. Ct., SDNY John B. Koegel, Koegel Group LLP; Peter R. Stern, McLaughlin & Stern; Nancy E. Wolff, Cowan, DeBaets LLP
  3. 3. 12:00-1:20PM Luncheon and Keynote Address Introduction: Prof Carol J. Steinberg, Brooklyn Law School Keynote Address: Guggenheim v. Lubell: Then and Now Keynote Speaker: Hon. Sol Wachtler 1:20PM Introduction: Raymond J. Dowd 1:25-2:15PM Panel V- Artists’ Estates and Foundations Hon. Eve M. Preminger, Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel LLP Edward W. Hayes, Edward W. Hayes, PC; Ronald D. Spencer, Carter, Ledyard & Milburn 2:15-3:55PM Panel VI- Antiquities, Authentication, Provenance, Insurance, Damages, Appraisals and Valuation Hon. Barbara Jaffe, Civil Court of the City of New York Matthew F. Bogdanos, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office; Jules B. Kroll, Jemkroll Holdings LLC; Dr. Lucille Roussin, Cardozo Law School; William G. Pearlstein, Golenbock, Eiseman, Assor & Bell LLP; Ralph E. Lerner, Withers Bergman LLP 3:55-4:05PM Break 4:05-4:55PM Panel VII- Foreign Law and Choice of Law Hon. John G. Koeltl, US Dist. Ct.,SDNY Raymond J. Dowd, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP; Thomas R. Kline, Andrews Kurth, Washington, D.C; Anke Nordemann, Boehmert & Boehmert, Berlin, Germany 4:55-5:30PM Panel VIII- Dealers, Auction Houses and Museums Hon. Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, US Dist. Ct., SDNY Sharon H. Cott, Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Andrea Crane, Gagosian Gallery; Monica S. Dugot, Christie’s; Lindsay Pollock, Art & Auction Magazine 5:30PM Networking Cocktail Reception- Sponsored By: JAMS 6:00PM Presentation of NYCLA Entertainment, Media Intellectual Property and Sport Law Section (EMIPS) Award, Olivera Medenica,Wahab & Medenica; Nancy E. Wolff, Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP; Honoree - Milton Esterow, Publisher, Art News Magazine 7:30PM Adjourn
  4. 4. REGISTRATION FORM: Name: Firm/Employer: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone: Fax: Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Institute* Early Registration Fee: (on or before 11/19) Registration Fee (11/20 - 11/21) Member: $ 200 Non-Member: $250 Member: $ 225 Non-Member: $275 * Registration Fee includes: continential breakfast, lunch and networking reception. ____ Check enclosed in the amount of $ ____ (payable to NYCLA) ____ Charge my ___VISA ___ M/C ___ AMEX ___ DISC Amt. $ CC: Exp. Date: Signature: Please return with check payable: NY County Lawyers’ Association, 14 Vesey Street, New York NY 10007, Attn: CLE Institute. For additional information call the CLE Institute at (212) 267-6646 ext. 215 or fax (212) 267-1745. Register online at *Please note: Temperature in the auditorium may vary. Please dress accordingly. GENERAL INFORMATION ACCREDITED PROVIDER STATUS - New York County Lawyers’ Association has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York March 8, 2007 - March 7, 2010. PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR - Upon arrival, check in at the Registration Desk. If registering at the door, the appropriate fee must accompany your regis- tration form plus a $25 late charge. No personal checks will be accepted at the door. REFUNDS /TRANSFERS - Written notice of cancellation or transfer must be received by NYCLA no later than one hour prior to the start of the program. A $35 processing fee per course will be deducted from the refund for cancellations received less than five calendar days prior to the course date. No refunds will be issued after the program start time; program materials will be shipped within two weeks after completion of the program to registrants who have not notified the Institute of cancellation in a timely manner. A $15 transfer fee will be charged for all transfer requests. ENTRANCE AND FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED - are available. Please call at least one day in advance to make arrangements: (212) 267-6646. PROGRAM CREDIT FOR OTHER MCLE STATES - Many states with MCLE requirements will grant continuing legal education credits for our programs. Please contact the appropriate State CLE Administration Office for information. TUITION ASSISTANCE - Tuition assistance, available by application, will be extended to those attorneys who are unemployed, or employed in the public sector and who can establish financial hardship. Attorneys who meet these criteria may be granted a credit towards the applicable course registration fee. Applications must be received no later than one week prior to the program for consideration. A resume, affirmation of income and a $10 non-refundable processing fee per course must accompany applications. Please call 212-267-6646, ext. 215 to request a form or download a form from the CLE section of our website at