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About Molly Stech

Molly Stech has a visual arts background and pursued a career in copyright law with the goal of supporting, enabling and encouraging authors and artists. She has worked for the U.S. Copyright Office and the USPTO, and has been a consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organization. She is currently General Counsel of the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM).

A Step Toward Fencing in Aberrant Artistic Appropriation

Posted on: February 19, 2024 by Molly Stech

On 25 January, 2024, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York entered judgements against appropriation artist Richard Prince and his co‑defendants Laurence Gagosian, the Gagosian Gallery and Blum & Poe Gallery. The cases are Graham v. Prince et al (15 cv 10160) and McNatt v. Prince et al (16 cv 08896). […]