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David Hoppe

Star Power: NFTs and the Right of Publicity

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Lately, there has been a lot of buzz around celebrities endorsing or investing in NFTs. The trend raises several legal implications surrounding the minting of NFTs and the right of publicity…

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Poor (Or Rich?) Little Fool: NFTs and the Greater Fool Theory

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Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have exploded in popularity since the development of the blockchain. While NFTs are mostly created for art, sports collectibles, virtual real estate, or other in-game assets, they are unique, indivisible tokens registered on the Ethereum blockchain that give them unique fingerprints that cannot be replicated or altered.

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As Good As Advertised? NFTs in Marketing

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Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are quickly establishing themselves as one of the fastest-growing and most innovative advertising media. “NFT” is now a key marketing buzzword, with Collins Dictionary naming it the 2021 Word of the Year.

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When NFT Deals Go Bad: Lessons from G2 v. Bondly

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With Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) comprising a multi-million-dollar market, there is seemingly no limit to their potential – the summer 2022 slump notwithstanding.

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Do’s and DAOn’ts: Setting Up a DAO For Your NFT Project

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Decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) are increasingly popular as the organizational structure of choice for many individuals, groups, and companies pursuing NFT-based projects and businesses.

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Not-So-Bored Aping: Chinese NFT Copyright Law and the US Courts

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A recent Chinese court’s ruling on copyright infringement of NFTs could define how tokens and other digital assets are viewed by regulators in the United States and around the world. The court found that an NFT platform is liable for contributory copyright infringement with respect to a digital artwork it hosted.

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RFIA Seeks Crypto Clarity and Consumer Protection

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With more investors participating in cryptocurrency markets, the need to clarify and modernize the rules governing digital asset trading, buying, selling, and taxation has become ever more pressing.

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UK Recognizes NFTs As Property; Implications for the US

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Recently, the UK’s High Court recognized non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as “property” separate from the underlying assets or objects they represent. This decision is likely to have far-reaching implications for disputes involving digital assets and digital art.

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Key Highlights from the Responsible Financial Innovation Act

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As cryptocurrencies and other digital assets continue to establish themselves as economic powerhouses and enter into mainstream acceptance, the call for regulation has grown louder.

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UK’s Online Safety Bill: Implications for Tech Firms

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The government of the United Kingdom is currently considering an Online Safety Bill (OSB) in an effort to ensure safety and security within the metaverse. Following months of debate, delay, and discussion, the OSB had its second reading in the House of Commons on April 19.

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