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Post-Mortem Rights of Publicity – Estate Taxation and Valuation Issues

July 21, 2021 – Episode 13
Herrick Does That

Barry Werbin, counsel in Herrick’s Intellectual Property Group and R. Andrew Shore, partner in Herrick’s Trusts & Estates Department are joined by Ladidas Lumpkins, CPA, JD, LLM Tax and Partner-In-Charge of Private Wealth Services at Prager Metis in a discussion of estate taxation and valuation issues impacted by a new law that came into effect in New York providing for a formal right of publicity that applies post mortem.  The conversation includes a discussion of how other states have handled post-mortem rights of publicity, how to control future use for rights owning transferees and related estate tax and valuation considerations.