Calif. Art Royalties Law Only Applies To 1977 Sales: 9th Circ.

By RJ Vogt (July 6, 2018, 8:44 PM EDT) -- A Ninth Circuit panel ruled Friday that California's Resale Royalties Act, effective since 1977, only applies to art sales conducted prior to the 1978 effective date of the federal Copyright Act, mostly affirming a lower court's dismissal of long-running class action litigation against Christie's Inc., Sotheby's Inc. and eBay Inc....

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