Property Law Keyed to Smith
Carter v. Helmsley-Spear, Inc.
John Carter, John Swing, and John Veronis (Jx3) were hired to do artwork for the SIG Management Company (SIG). Helmsley-Spear, Inc. (Helmsley-Spear, Inc.) took over management of SIG’s building and terminated Jx3’s contract to do artwork in the building and removed their previous creations. The district court enjoined Helmsley-Spear from removing work by Jx3 that was already installed in the building under the Visual Arts Rights Act of 1990 (VARA).
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