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California Resale Royalty Act Claims Dismissed as Preempted by Copyright Law, Despite 1980 Ninth Circuit Holding to the Contrary
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

Just three months after the Supreme Court denied certiorari review of last year's Ninth Circuit decision finding California's Resale Royalty Act


Supreme Court Declines Review of California Resale Royalty Case
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of last year's Ninth Circuit decision striking down part of the California Resale Royalty Act


California Resale Royalty Act ruled unconstitutional as to out of state sales, what effect on the market?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2015

In a decision long awaited by artists and auction houses in particular, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the California Resale


Third time a charm? New resale royalty bill filed in Congress
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2015

Twice in the last four years, a bill has been filed to adopt what is known as droit de suite, or resale royalty, in which an artist would be entitled


Sponsor plans to reintroduce resale royalty rights, old contract idea resurfaces as alternate solution
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

After word got around that the American Royalties Too Act of 2014 had expired, (covered by Whitney Kimball at ArtFCity, Coline Milliard at ArtNet


With new Congress, resale royalties bill and Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act are dead (again)
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

A quirk of parliamentary procedure is that any bill in Congress exists only for so long as that particular Congress is in session. This week, the


Full Ninth Circuit to review California Resale Royalty Act en banc
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Several weeks ago, the parties to the appeal over the constitutionality of the California Resale Royalty Act (CRRA) briefed the question about


Have some foie gras with your ethanol: auction houses urge Ninth Circuit not to rehear California Resale Royalties Act argument
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2014

The defendants in the case on appeal over the constitutionality of California's Resale Royalty Act have just briefed the court's question about


Legislative update: HR 4103, the “American Royalties Too Act” to be considered next week, gains sponsors
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

On February 26, 2014, Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the "American Royalties Too Act"House Resolution 4103. HR 4103 was


Copyright office holds hearing on resale royalty legislation
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

The United States Copyright Office solicited public comment last year on possible droite de suite, or resale royalty legislation. As addressed