For better or worse, if you are in the art business as a framer, publisher, licensing agent, or artist, legal issues will come up. If you don’t know what to expect or what your rights are, you will get hurt. This class will provide an overview of the leading issues in the arts, from copyrights to how to make your online gallery legal. Learn how to shut down an infringing website or eBay auction. Find out how to stop infringements and make money off them. You will also learn about using trademarks and people’s images in artworks, how much copying is allowed, what needs to go into a certificate of authenticity, key points in art licensing agreements, pitfalls in artist-publisher and licensing agreements, and much more.