Christopher J. Robinson practices art law and intellectual property law, as well as general commercial litigation. A former art dealer, he brings a practical knowledge of the art world to his practice of art law. His clients for both litigation and transactional matters include dealers, artists, art advisors, museums, auction houses, appraisers, art foundations, collectors, restorers, developers and publishers. He is outside legal counsel to the Private Art Dealers Association and the New Art Dealers Alliance, and he has spoken widely on art issues, in particular on stolen art, consignment fraud, forgeries, copyright and moral rights, public art, dealer transactions, and artists’ rights. Chris also has extensive experience in copyright and gray-market goods enforcement and litigation. His practice includes trademark, unfair competition and false advertising, as well as libel defense and the First Amendment. He has also represented clients with respect to privacy law and compliance with sanctions regulations promulgated by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Chris Robinson earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. He pursued post-graduate work in Art History at the Courtauld Institute, London and has a B.A. and M.A. from Oriel College, Oxford University.