K&L Gates has an extensive team of lawyers with significant experience in the world of fine art, including representing auction houses, art dealers, personal collectors, copyright owners, charitable organizations, museums, libraries and art galleries. Our lawyers advise clients in all aspects of art law, from dispute resolution to contract drafting, as well as transactional and strategic advice. The firm’s global platform assists our lawyers in advising on complex cross-border issues.
Our team’s experience in the world of fine art extends beyond the practice of law. Several colleagues have lectured around the world, and published on topics ranging from resale royalties to the illegal export of art. Others have held positions in government, including being a member of the Executive Board of Spain’s Ministry of Culture and serving on the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts in the United States.