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GLVM: What’s the Most Important Part of a Content License Agreement?
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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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The Surprising Role of Copyrights in the Wildly Creative World of Video Games, Gameplay, and Mods
1000 648 David Hoppe

 Copyrights have historically been easy to obtain and hold—indeed, an author or designer owns a copyright in a work that he or she created even without registering or applying for protection from any organization or government entity. Copyright subject matter includes “original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression,”…

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Defining NFTs: Property, Securities, or Commodities?
1000 648 David Hoppe

The legal classification and regulatory environment for NFTs remain unclear, making it difficult for Web3 developers, video game publishers, and metaverse architects to be fully confident they can employ NFTs without inviting lawsuits or government investigations.

Sell the Sizzle, Not the Stake: Marketing NFTs
1000 648 David Hoppe

Numerous celebrities, musicians, athletes, and other influencers have invested in NFT artwork and technology, whether for their personal use or for building the next stage of their brand and empire.

Phonies, Phishing, & Functionaries: Risks in Buying and Selling NFTs
1000 648 David Hoppe

The market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) has boomed (and busted) over the past year. As businesses and asset owners continue to create and sell NFTs representing a range of physical assets, digital images, internet memes, event tickets, memorabilia, and more…

Mint Conditions: NFT Artist Agreements
1000 648 David Hoppe

Legal issues arising from intellectual property-related concerns have received wide coverage in recent months and, in some cases, have derailed popular NFT projects. It’s no exaggeration to say that the success of an NFT project may hinge on how well the NFT artist agreement is drafted…

Star Power: NFTs and the Right of Publicity
1000 648 David Hoppe

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…

Poor (Or Rich?) Little Fool: NFTs and the Greater Fool Theory
1000 648 David Hoppe

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.

As Good As Advertised? NFTs in Marketing
1000 648 David Hoppe

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.

When NFT Deals Go Bad: Lessons from G2 v. Bondly
1000 648 David Hoppe

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

Do’s and DAOn’ts: Setting Up a DAO For Your NFT Project
1000 648 David Hoppe

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.