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Jeanine Cryan is an associate in Hughes Hubbard’s New York office in the Litigation department.

Prior to joining the firm, Jeanine was an associate at Scolaro Fetter Grizanti & McGough, P.C., in the Litigation and Business & Tax practice groups. Jeanine’s experience includes legal internships at Christie’s Inc. and the EMEA Legal Department of State Street Global Advisors in London, England.

On August 18, 2023, the Second Circuit held that Vermont Law School’s permanent concealment of two controversial murals located at the school did not violate the mural creator’s rights under the Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990 (“VARA”).[1] In a unanimous opinion authored by Circuit Judge Debra Ann Livingston

Continue Reading Second Circuit’s Decision in Kerson v. Vermont Law School May Embolden Property Owners to Conceal Contentious or Inconvenient Art

A pair of copyright decisions issued in May, one involving the appropriation artist Richard Prince[1] and the other involving works portraying the musician known as Prince, explore and expand on the “fair use” defense to copyright infringement. On May 11, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of

Continue Reading Fair Use: Graham v. Prince and Warhol v. Goldsmith