Art Law | Abeledo Gottheil


Art Law

The lawyers of Abeledo Gottheil provide advice to clients on different aspects related to works of art and the development of cultural initiatives in the world of art.

The Firm represents and provides advice to museums, artists, private collectors, public welfare institutions and benevolent societies regarding different legal issues, mainly on contractual matters, and in lawsuits referred to works of art, claims related to copyrights, unauthorized use of image of works of art, IP, among others, and we provide advice also on tax, customs, corporate, data protection and labor law issues.

Likewise, our Firm provides pro bono advice in our country to different leading and pioneering institutions in the world of art in the country, among which Mozarteum Argentino and Asociación de Amigos del Museo de Arte Moderno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (The Association of Friends of the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Buenos Aires), stand out.

Mozarteum Argentino is a private not-for-profit institution, internationally recognized for fostering and promoting classic music in Argentina, which offers scholarships and support to prominent musicians, and in turn it organizes different concerts and activities among which the Annual Season of Concerts Subscription in the Colón Theater, of the City of Buenos Aires.

On the other hand, the Association of Friends of the Museum of Modern Art is a not-for-profit private institution, that supports and cooperates with the management of Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (MAMBA) (Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires), with the purpose of fostering art and culture.

Abeledo Gottheil give advice also on tax matters to national institutions and companies that undertake the role of benefactors and sponsors of different art or cultural projects initiatives.

Relevant experience

Among the services rendered by the Firm regarding this issue, the following ones are highlighted:

  • Disputes on works of art
  • Patronage projects
  • Sponsorship and representation agreements
  • Exhibition and Art Show Agreements
  • Consignment Contracts of works of art and warranties
  • Secured credit agreements
  • Insurance contracts
  • Financing agreements
  • Donation agreements
  • Succession proceedings issues
  • Advice on protection and registration of works
  • Copyright on works of art and intellectual property
  • Licenses for use of image of works of art
  • Data protection
  • Advice on customs matters for the exportation of works of art
  • Advice on corporate issues, both for Foundations and Civil Associations
  • Advice on tax matters
  • Advice of labor law issues.

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Buenos Aires | Argentina

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