Resale Royalty Right in Australia

The 1709 Blog has a report about the operation of the resale royalty right scheme (here or here) given by the (then) Minister for the Arts to the Senate. Some highlights: since the scheme started in 2011, CAL (the official collecting agency) has paid out just over $805,000 150 “rights holders” (I guess that would be […]

Resale royalty right in the EU

In a dispute over which of Salvador Dali’s heirs is entitled to the benefits of the Community Resale Royalty, the ECJ has ruled that this is a matter for national law. The 1709 blog has a short report here; IPKat waxes lyrical here. Case C?518/08, Fundación Gala-Salvador Dalí and Visual Entidad de Gestión de Artistas […]

Resale royalty right

The previously foreshadowed bill to introduce the resale royalty right has been introduced into Parliament. The Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill and EM can be found here. The Bill has been referred to the House’s (not the Senate’s) Standing Committee on Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts for consideration and an advisory report […]

Resale royalty right

On Saturday, the Age carried a story about the proposed resale royalty right. The details (yet to be implemented in legislation) are up here (pdf) and here (rtf): The scheme will start on 1 July 2009.  It will cover: resales of original works of visual art sold through the secondary art market where the seller has acquired […]