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About Gina McKIveen

Gina McKlveen is a licensed attorney in Maryland (admission expected November 2022) and a legal graduate of The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. She is also a visual artist with a passion for advocating for the arts. Recently, she has lectured on NFTs at several universities and programs in the United States and internationally.

A North Carolina Filmmaker Continues to Challenge State Sovereign Immunity

Posted on: October 28, 2022 by Gina McKIveen

For nearly two decades, Rick Allen, an experienced underwater videographer and professional photographer, documented the retrieval and recovery process of an 18th century pirate shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina. A dispute over the copyright in the works produced between Allen and the State of North Carolina (the “State”) is now approaching its tenth […]