World Art Group Finds Infringements at the Shenzhen DecoExpo

These pictures were taken in the Shenzhen Sunsister Design CO., LTD booth at the Shenzhen DecoExpo in Shenzhen, China on July 29, 2013. We have sent numerous emails and letters from a chinese attorney with no response from Sunsister. We have asked Sunsister repeatedly to remove our images from their booth, stop selling our prints, and pay us for the prints they have sold.

Art Copyright Coalition Revs Up!

At the recent West Coast Art & Frame show, art publishers gathered to discuss industry issues. The biggest issue common to all of us – no surprise here – is copyright infringement, particularly in Asia. At the meeting the group decided to formally revive the Art Copyright Coalition which had become somewhat dormant during the recession when we were all busy just trying to survive.

Art Copyright Coalition Finds Rampant Counterfitting at Canton Fair and Jinhan Fair

On October 24-25, 2012, eight art publisher members of the Art Copyright Coalition met in Guangzhou, China to walk the Canton Fair and the Jinhan Fair to assess the level of copyright infringements at these shows. The group found over 30 Chinese companies with significant levels of illegal copies. Because two days was insufficient time to cover both shows, the group estimated the number of infringing companies to be much higher.