AELJ Spring Symposium: Digital Art and Blockchain


March 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 7:30pm

Blockchain promised to change everything. While that might not have come true yet, please join the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal as we consider how blockchain has changed the art world. The first panel will discuss how blockchain art and digital collectibles present challenges to art law. The second panel will consider the intersection of blockchain technologies and the legal processes governing art transactions.

3 New York State C.L.E. Credits Available, transitional and non-transitional in: Areas of Professional Practice. 

Digital Art Panel: 3:00 P.M.

Blockchain Panel: 4:45 P.M.

Reception to follow.

Event to take place in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room. 

Panel 1: 

  • Moderator: Professor Christopher Buccafusco, Cardozo School of Law
  • Ross Blum, COO at Quidd, the world's largest social marketplace for digital goods
  • Steve Schindler, Founding Partner & Head of Art Law Group at Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP; Chair of Art Law Committee of New York City Bar Association
  • Amy Whitaker, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Administration at NYU; blockchain researcher and advisor
  • Elena Zavelev, Founder & CEO of New Art Academy, the authority on ArtTech, blockchain & AI for the global art market
Panel 2: 
  • Moderator: Professor Jeanne Schroeder, Cardozo School of Law
  • Tonya Evans, Professor of Law & Chair of the Intellectual Property & Technology Online Programs at University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Derek Fincham, Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law Houston
  • Katya Fisher, Partner at Fisher Cataliotti P.C.

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