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NYC: CLE – Holocaust Art Restitution
April 19, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Holocaust Art Restitution: Recent Cases and the Impact of New Legislation
The recent enactment of the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act has potentially breathed new life into claims for restitution of works of art looted by the Nazi war machine. In an art-rich visual presentation, Ray Dowd will provide background of history’s greatest art theft and give us a tour of some of the cases that continue to create controversy in our federal and state courts.
Refreshments will be served.
Speaker’s Partial Bio:
Raymond Dowd is a partner in the law firm of Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP in New York City. He is the author of the Copyright Litigation Handbook . His practice consists of federal and state trial and appellate litigation, arbitration and mediation. He served as lead trial counsel in notable cases involving art law, copyrights, trademarks, cybersquatting, privacy, trusts and decedents estates, licensing, corporate and real estate transactions.
Raymond Dowd graduated cum laude from Manhattan College and received his law degree from Fordham Law School where he served as Articles Editor of the Fordham International Law Journal. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Fordham Law School International Affinity Group.