Gonzalo Zeballos

With a focus on multinational dispute resolution, be it mediation, arbitration or litigation, Gonzalo Zeballos brings a global perspective to solving his clients’ problems. Gonzalo also provides preemptive and transactional advice and has extensive experience in multinational discovery.

Gonzalo recently oversaw the publication of BakerHostetler’s International Compendium of Data Privacy Laws. In connection with the firm’s data privacy practice, Gonzalo has advised clients on multinational data breaches involving several jurisdictions around the world.

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Ceci n’est pas une Prince*: Richard Prince Appropriates and Repurposes Himself

Richard Prince, the (in)famous appropriation artist—and not an infrequent subject of this blog—is once again in the news. This time, it’s not because he’s defending appropriating and repurposing other people’s work as his own, but rather the opposite: Prince, with more than a little ironic wit, recently declared his repurposed Instagram shot of Ivanka Trump … Continue Reading

Where’s the Beef?: Locating the Situs of Injury for Jurisdictional Purposes in Cross-Border Copyright Infringement Cases

In spring 2015, plaintiffs Pablo Star Ltd. and Pablo Star Media Ltd., each a company organized under the laws of Ireland and the United Kingdom, sued the Welsh government and various content-providing companies for copyright infringement. At issue were two photographs of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, allegedly improperly used by the Welsh government as part … Continue Reading

Return to Sender: Elvis Presley Enterprises All Shook Up Over Rejected Discovery in German Royalty Dispute

The Southern District of New York recently denied an application brought by Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC  (“EPE”) for an order to take discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782, a provision of the United States Code that allows for discovery in aid of foreign litigation. See In re Elvis Presley Enters. LLC, No. 15mc386 (DLC) … Continue Reading

Artists and Auction Houses Declare Victory Over California Artists’ Resale Royalties Statute

Artists and auction houses both declared victory on January 11 when the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in a case concerning the constitutionality of the California Resale Royalties Act of 1976 (CRRA). But curiously, the artists and auction houses were on opposite sides of the case. The CRRA recognizes an artist’s “moral right” to the … Continue Reading