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For Noncompete’s Sake: IP Protection in the Wake of the Federal Ban

1000 648 Yusuke Hisashi

Though a Texas judge has granted a partial and temporary injunction against enforcement, the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) rule banning noncompete clauses in employment agreements is still scheduled for enactment in less than a month.

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Block and Tackle: Regulating Skill-Based Blockchain Games

1000 648 Amy Sanderson

Web3 gaming’s emergence has ushered in a new era of immersive, transparent, and decentralized gameplay, presenting unimaginable new odysseys for players and developers alike. Despite the promising opportunities, Web3 gaming must overcome several hurdles before it can fulfill its potential as a mainstream business model and entertainment option.

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Gaming and Loan: Virtual Economies Level Up Real-World Finance

1000 648 Amy Sanderson

Video games and virtual worlds have given rise to a new frontier of financial integration, blurring the lines between digital entertainment and real-world economics. As gaming ecosystems have matured, they’ve transformed into complex economic entities, complete with proprietary payment systems, digital wallets, and even credit facilities

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Tax Tasks: Mitigating Liability in a Potential Metaverse Tax

1000 648 David Hoppe

The metaverse continues to be one of the hottest topics in the tech world, with projections that it could become an $800 billion market by 2024. As virtual worlds and experiences powered by the metaverse grow in popularity and economic significance, governments will grow eager to tax the purchases and income derived from metaverse business activities.

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Decentral Casting: Reimagining Entertainment in Web3

1000 648 Amy Sanderson

The way we entertain ourselves, handle money, and learn new things is changing as technology evolves. Web3, in particular, is giving us all pause to take a closer look at entertainment, finance, and how we learn new skills.

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Bit-by-Bet: Cryptocurrency as Real-Money Game Stakes and Rewards

1000 648 David Hoppe

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are revolutionizing the gaming industry. These groundbreaking technologies are unlocking new gaming experiences that center around true digital asset ownership, the creation of decentralized virtual economies, and the potential to earn real-world value.

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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.

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FTX Investors Seek Damages from Athletes, A-listers

1000 648 Yusuke Hisashi

The fallout from the FTX implosion may transport Steph Curry from the basketball court to US district court after the filing of class action lawsuit against the cryptocurrency exchange’s celebrity endorsers.

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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.

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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?

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