No. 20-2170.

19 F.4th 8 (2021)

Michael McKENZIE, individually and d/b/a American Image Art, Plaintiff, Appellant, v. James W. BRANNAN, as personal representative of the Estate of Robert Indiana, Defendant, Appellee, Aaron M. Frey, in his official capacity as Attorney General of the State of Maine, Defendant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

November 22, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John J.E. Markham, II , with whom Bridget A. Zerner and Markham & Read were on brief, for appellant.

Seth W. Brewster , with whom Alfred J. Falzone, III and Eaton Peabody were on brief, for appellee.

Before THOMPSON, HAWKINS, and BARRON, Circuit Judges.

Famous artwork, business relationships, and contract law collide in today's case. The matter lands here amidst a tangle of litigation involving an art publisher, the personal representative of the estate of a famous American artist, and the agreement(s) between them. The publisher says the parties' original contract, which...


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