Tag Archives: moral rights

Big Eyes: An IP perspective?

Posted on: January 6, 2015 by Alexander Herman

The new Tim Burton film, Big Eyes, was released over the holidays. It tells the story of American painter Margaret Keane (née Hawkins), whose works for the most part depicted young waif-like girls with enlarged, often tearful, eyes. Throughout the 1960s, as the paintings became increasingly popular, Margaret’s husband, Walter, would pass them off as his own. The paintings […]

New three-day IP course starting soon

Posted on: May 27, 2014 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

On the 9th to the 11th of June 2014, the Institute of Art and Law will be presenting a brand-new three-day Diploma course focused on Intellectual Property for the benefit of museum professionals. Intellectual Property (IP) is of increasing importance to all those working in the museum world, especially in the digital age. Many questions arise: […]