Join Raymond Dowd, an attorney specializing in copyright litigation and Nazi art looting, for an overview of art theft during the Second World War and a look at how the sale of stolen works bankrolled large parts of the Nazi war machine. By exploring past and ongoing cases, Mr. Dowd will discuss laws that were passed to address the looting, and will examine the extent to which those laws have been successful in securing the return of stolen art to its rightful owners.
6:00-7:00 Meet and Greet- Wine and snacks
7:00-8:00 Lecture by Raymond Dowd
Free Admission but Tickets Required. Click here for tickets. (Limited Seating)
About the speaker:
Raymond J. Dowd is a member of Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller’s litigation and arbitration, intellectual property and art law and international practice areas. He has served as lead counsel in high-stakes, high-profile litigations and arbitrations in New York for over two decades. His book Copyright Litigation Handbook (Thomson Reuters/Westlaw) has received critical acclaim. Mr. Dowd regularly represents television broadcasters in disputes relating to brand protection and content distribution in the United States, particularly antipiracy work. His ground-breaking litigation to recover artworks lost during World War II has gained amicus curiae support from Holocaust survivors and heirs. Mr. Dowd represents individuals, corporations, non-profits and governments in a wide range of matters including trials, arbitrations and appeals. Mr. Dowd also assists individuals, art owners, dealers and corporations with trademark and transactional work, including international licensing and distribution. He lectures regularly on art law and copyright law.
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