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Resale Right guide update

17 September 2012Written by ATG Reporter

Leading copyright lawyer Simon Stokes has just published the Second Edition of ‘Artist’s Resale Right’, the industry guide to the law as it applies to Droit de Suite.

Aimed at lawyers, art market professionals, artists and collecting societies, the new edition includes a new chapter on the extension of the right in the UK after January 1, 2012. It also dispenses with the First Edition's detailed treatment of international issues and replaces it with additional UK commentary.

Mr Stokes, a solicitor and partner with Blake Lapthorn in London and a visiting research fellow at Bournemouth Law School, has been a long-term adviser to the British art market on the issue and is also the author ofArt and Copyright, whose Second Edition has also been published this year.

  • Artist's Resale Right, (Droit de Suite) UK Law and Practice, Second Edition, by Simon Stokes (ISBN 978-1-903987-26-1) is available from the Institute of Art and Law.

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