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Representing Creators, Producers, Platforms & Licensors/Licensees

Representing Creators, Licensors, Investors, Developers and Platforms

Representing Participants, Smart Contract Developers & Shareholders

Representing Publishers, Developers, Infrastructure Providers & Players

Representing Games Companies, Platforms & Tournament Organizers

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Representing Companies Acquiring or Integrating VR, Investors and VR Tech & Content Developers

SEC’s Bored Apes Probe – More Bad News for Crypto
1000 648 David Hoppe

As if the crypto and NFT industry weren’t reeling enough in light of the FTX’s crash-and-burn, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is continuing its investigation into Yuga Labs Inc., the crypto company behind the (once) popular Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), over its non-fungible token (NFT) collections and cryptocurrency.

EU to Launch Global Metaverse Regulation in 2023; Will the US Follow Suit?
1000 648 David Hoppe

The European Union’s (EU) “Thrive In The Metaverse” initiative for regulating the metaverse is intended to prepare Europe for the age of crypto and web3. What does it mean for European consumers, and is it likely that the US will follow suit and issue similar regulations?

Apple Store Allows NFT Sales; Takes Its Slice of the Pie
1000 648 David Hoppe

As part of its new guidelines for the App Store, Apple has announced that it will allow developers to sell NFTs within apps and games. Despite the limitations and fees Apple attaches to certain types of NFT, this is a big deal because, as DigiDaigaku NFT project founder Gabriel Leydon tweeted, “…this could put an ETH wallet in every single mobile game onboarding 1B+ players!”

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GLVM: What’s the Most Important Part of a Content License Agreement?
1000 648 David Hoppe

What’s the most important part of a content license agreement? Is it the liability sections? The royalty provisions? The reps/warranties?

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GLVM: How can Copyright and Trademark Cover the Same Rights?
1000 648 David Hoppe

Is it possible for the same IP to have both copyright and trademark protection? And how can that be an advantage?

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