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9/13/23 Gamma Law Free Zoom Seminar Discussion in Japanese
1000 648 David Hoppe

Gamma Law held a Zoom seminar on NBA Collective NFT “Top Shot”, legal issues on blockchain game business models, players and platforms.

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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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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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Legislate, Regulate, Accumulate: How Busineses Can Profit From AI Laws
1000 648 David Hoppe

The launch of ChatGPT in November 2022 sparked intense debate about the potential damage that uncontrolled generative artificial intelligence systems might cause. As this conversational AI model demonstrated unprecedented capabilities, concerns mounted over how such technology could be misused to spread misinformation, automate online abuse, or support illegal activities.

Trade Dress Rehearsal: Becoming Your Own Fashion Police
1000 648 Yusuke Hisashi

As the metaverse and other virtual worlds edge toward interoperability and user immersion, new complexities surrounding intellectual property protections have emerged. In particular, industrial design rights and trade dress have become pivotal forms of IP that lawmakers aim to adapt for virtual goods and experiences.

Virginia’s Supreme Court Speaks: No Joy(stick) for Real Money Gamers
1000 648 Amy Sanderson

Just before Thanksgiving 2023, the Virginia Supreme Court overturned a lower court decision and reinstated the state’s ban on slot machine-like skill gaming machines. Until that point, the lower court had prevented the state from enforcing the ban that passed the General Assembly in 2020. The Supreme Court ruled that it had jurisdiction to intervene, even though the lawsuit challenging the ban is yet to go to trial in Greensville Circuit Court.

Complying with Beneficial Ownership Reporting Rules
1000 648 David Hoppe

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has adopted stringent regulations aimed at curtailing use of small business entities as shell companies used by criminal elements to fund global terrorism, launder money, evade taxation, and conduct a host of other illegal activities.

Bicoastal Bitlicenses: Does California Law Atone for New York’s Sins?
1000 648 David Hoppe

Known for its tech-friendly environment and home to many of the world’s largest technology companies, California’s passage of its Digital Financial Assets Law has sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency community.

Lost in Cyberspace: Navigating Metaverse Interoperability
1000 648 Amy Sanderson

The emergence of the metaverse, a collective virtual shared space that converges virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual reality, is rapidly transforming our digital experiences.

Recruiting Violations? AI in Employment Decisions
1000 648 David Hoppe

The use of AI in job recruitment and hiring, promotion, and termination decisions has been widely criticized for automating and deepening existing racial, gender, and age biases. Experts have identified that some AI systems that evaluate candidates’ facial expressions and language prioritize white, male, and traditionally abled candidates.

Japan’s New AI Guidelines: Technological Triumph or Regulatory Riddle?
1024 663 Yusuke Hisashi

Japan has built a well-deserved reputation for technological prowess and a progressive attitude toward innovation. So, it’s no surprise that it is one of the first countries to release regulations and guidelines governing generative artificial intelligence imagery.

Fake-tober Surprise: Could Deepfakes Sway Voters?
1000 648 Amy Sanderson

What do videos of Donald Trump hugging Anthony Fauci and Hillary Clinton calling Ron DeSantis “just the kind of guy this country needs” have in common? Deepfake images, newscasts, and videos are cheap to produce and difficult to detect, offering tempting tools for politicians with less than a year until another contentious presidential election.