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David Hoppe

‘Seller Beware’ – Important Legal Considerations Before Jumping on the NFT Bandwagons

1000 648 David Hoppe

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are becoming increasingly popular. In comparison with fungible tokens such as Bitcoin and Ethereum which can be divided into smaller parts, each non-fungible token is indivisible and has its own distinct value.

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Key Legal Considerations to Successfully Build an NFT Marketplace

1000 648 David Hoppe

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are becoming increasingly popular. In comparison with fungible tokens such as Bitcoin and Ethereum which can be divided into smaller parts, each non-fungible token is indivisible and has its own distinct value.

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Who Creates NFTs, and Why?

1000 648 David Hoppe

The New York Times archives are filled with thousands of stories in print storage and digital databases. Subscribers can access and read these stories whenever they like. However, on March 24th, 2021 a collector paid more than $500,000 for a non-fungible token (NFT) of the first article the Gray Lady ever published about NFTs and cryptocurrency.

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Essential Considerations in NFT Licensing Agreements

1000 648 David Hoppe

Technology has changed the way the world generates, grows, stores, and maintains value. The concept of “asset” has evolved from strictly tangible exchange media to digital property such as cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Digital assets are the latest trend, occupying the thoughts – and wallets – of a growing number of buyers, investors, and speculators.

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copyright lawyer

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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video games lawyer

Don’t Feed the Video Game Industry Patent Trolls

1000 648 David Hoppe

Over the years since Magnavox sued Atari in 1974 over the user interface for Pong, a cottage industry has emerged based on enforcing patent infringement rights and extracting licensing fees…

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Skin Trade: Preventing and Punishing Digital Asset Theft

1000 648 David Hoppe

In-game assets can take the form of any good or attribute that can be purchased within a gaming platform using real or virtual currency. Examples include specialized character skins, clothing,…

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video games lawyer

Reddit’s r/WallStreetBets “Meme Stock” Revolution: A Stock Market Game-Changer

1000 648 David Hoppe

On February 16, 2021, Keith Gill, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, and MML Investors Services were slapped with a class action lawsuit by Christian Iovin, as the named plaintiff, represented…

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Setting the Stage for Epic v. Apple Trial Drama

1000 648 David Hoppe

With the curtain about to rise for the climax of Epic Games’ landmark lawsuit against Apple, here is a recap of the litigants, issues, current state of play, and what…

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copyright lawyer

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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