Janet Fries, Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office, will speak at an Artists Resale Royalty Roundtable, presented by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA and the Penn Law Association for Law and the Arts, to take place on March 30, 2011, at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia, Pa.

Janet, a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, will take part in a panel discussion of: the history of artists’ resale royalty rights in the U.S. including previous efforts at recognition of a droit de suite at the federal level; the pros and cons of possible new federal legislation on resale royalty rights; and an examination of artists’ resale royalty right in other countries. 

Source: Philadelphia Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA and the Penn Law Association for Law and the Arts