Art Law

From inspiration to exhibition, D Gonzalez Law Group is with you protecting the promise of your potential!

Focus: Copyrights, Trademarks, and Licensing

  • Registration of Artistic Works
  • Infringement Claims
  • Artistic Commissions and Work for Hire Contracts
  • Exhibition Agreements/Contracts
  • Licensing Agreements of Use of Artistic Creations
  • Sale/Purchase Agreements of Artistic Creations
  • Digital Rights in Online Environment of Artistic Creations (including Social Media)
  • Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA)
  • International Art Rights (Droit Morale)
  • Art Business Consultation

Creative Artists

YOU are the artist, the painter, the sculptor, the photographer, the mixed media genius or the digital/video art guru. It is YOUR painting, your 3-d masterpiece, your visually stunning digital experience made real.  And after all the time and creative effort, including the sacrifices to find the resources of materials and time, it is done.

D Gonzalez Law Group is here to assist you in managing your most valuable creative asset – you.   That includes protecting your talents and your image as you venture forth in making the most of your artistic endeavors.

A few examples of how we can help YOU:

  • Protect your copyrights of your artwork – as singles or as collections; limited editions or one-of-a-kind.
  • Protect the value of your artwork – in exhibitions, sales, licensing, catalogues, merchandising, etc.
  • Protect your image and likeness in terms of trademark, moral rights, and commercialization, including online.
  • Protect your livelihood by securing just compensation and credit for work-for-hire and commission projects.

Creative Providers

YOU are the curator, the gallery owner, the art school.  It is your show, your event, your exhibit.

D Gonzalez Law Group is here to assist you in protecting your investments in the talent you are developing and the creative works you are presenting to the public via a variety of delivery methods – in person exhibits, broadcast and cable, online venues, etc.

A few examples of how we can help YOU:

  • Protect your copyrights in commissioned or “work for hire” creative endeavors.
  • Ensure reduction of liability in artwork exhibits through risk management, including transportation and installation.
  • Protect against misuse or misappropriation of owned copyrighted works.
  • Manage and leverage portfolio of talent.

Creative Artists and Providers

 How we work with YOU:

  • Legal consultation of creative rights (pre, during, post)
  • Strategic consulting of creative and legal rights
  • Representation of your creative and legal rights

How we work for YOU:

  • Negotiation (contracts, licensing agreements, etc.)
  • Mediation (2 or more multiparty, resolution, contract disputes)
  • Litigation (enforcement of rights, copyright violation defenses, contract violations)

Contact US

To speak with an EXPERIENCED lawyer who knows the art industry, call us at 706-850-7614 or contact us by email.

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