NFT License Breakdown: Exploring Different Marketplaces and Associated License Issues

Intellectual Property Law Blog

As content creators get more creative, as business models change, and as NFTs represent more than static digital art, the licenses will evolve. The attached article explores just a snapshot of some of the licenses and license terms that are currently used.

Licensing of Trademarks

Kashishipr

Businesses own valuable trademarks, which, once registered, can be licensed out. The rights that flow from a trademark can be licensed to others to receive royalties for commercialization. What is Trademark Licensing? Advantages of Trademark Licensing. Exclusive License.

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3 Count: Music Licensing is Strange…

Plagiarism Today

The 3 Count Logo was created by Justin Goff and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. The post 3 Count: Music Licensing is Strange… appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday.

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Library Associations Pursue Misguided eBook Licensing Laws

The Illusion of More

Recently, the New York and Maryland state legislatures passed nearly identical eBook licensing bills (and Rhode Island had a sister bill in the works) responding to complaints of inequity by various library associations.

How Do I License My Creative Design?

Art Law Journal

Licensing a creative design can provide you with additional income, branding and partnership opportunities. Here we review what licensing is and how to do it. The post How Do I License My Creative Design? Finances licensing freelance

Licensing Comes to Podcasting

Velocity of Content

In May 2020, Spotify agreed to an exclusive $100 million deal with Joe Rogan, the biggest licensing agreement ever made in podcasting. Licensing Comes to Podcasting. The post Licensing Comes to Podcasting appeared first on Copyright Clearance Center

Why Songwriters Should Care About Inflation Protection for Mechanical Licenses

The Trichordist

In more words, classic stagflation occurs when supply side shocks lead to the… Read more "Why Songwriters Should Care About Inflation Protection for Mechanical Licenses". [This post first appeared on MusicTech.Solutions] By Chris Castle In a word: Stagflation. Maybe.

NFT License Breakdown: Exploring Different Marketplaces and Associated License Issues

JD Supra Law

At least three different types of marketplaces facilitate the sale and/or resale of NFTs. These include open marketplaces, curated marketplaces and proprietary marketplaces. Other variations do exist, however, and it is likely that other alternatives will be developed.

Supreme Court of Canada Decision Undermines Canada’s Collective Licensing System: A Parliamentary Fix is Needed

Hugh Stephens Blog

It’s time for a new approach to codec licensing

IAM Magazine

Saturday Opinion: IP and licensing failures are holding back adoption of superior technologies, argues Marconi’s Micky Minhas. Blog News Patent Pools Patents Technology Licensing

Zolgensma and the Inadequacies of the Compulsory Licensing Regime

SpicyIP

Zolgensma and the Inadequacies of the Compulsory Licensing Regime. Compulsory Licensing: Chinks in the Armor. The TRIPS Agreement has incorporated certain fail-safes in the form of Compulsory Licenses for when patents are seen to be acting contrary to public need.

Qualcomm ends participation in HEVC licensing platform Velos Media

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Market Frand/SEPS Patent Pools Patents Technology LicensingMarconi, which operates Velos, confirms Qualcomm patents will not be a part of future deals and says it is “exploring options for the future" of the programme.

How to License Your Art Successfully

Art Law Journal

Art licensing today is a lucrative industry and a great way to supplement your art income. Find out how to approach buyers that may want to license your art or whether it is better for you to just hire a licensing agent to do it for you. Steve Schlackman.

Cruella Costume Licensing: A Fashion Faux Pas

IPilogue

Then, in May 2021, the fashion brand Rag & Bone advertised a new, officially-licensed Cruella -inspired collection—without Beavan’s knowledge or attribution. These incidences raise the question: are creators unfairly excluded from these licensing processes?

Adapting Opera in the Age of COVID: From “Grand Rights” to “Synchronization Licenses”

Hugh Stephens Blog

The operas have been selected— Die Walküre, Death in Venice and Don Giovanni–costumes and properties designed, lead … Continue reading "Adapting Opera in the Age of COVID: From “Grand Rights” to “Synchronization Licenses

Licensing Strategies for the Visual Artist

Art Law Journal

Corporate Law Book Authorship Contract Negotiation Contracts LicensingSteve Schlackman. Don't be at a disadvantage when negotiating against an experienced opposing party. Here a few things to consider to even the playing field.

Can I Make Money Through Copyright Licensing?

CopyrightsWorld

Firstly, let’s define what “licensed revenue” is: money earned through the licensed use of intellectual property that has a copyright attached to it. This amount of money is called a “licensing fee.” Consequently, money collected from this is called “licensing revenue.”.

How to License Your Art Successfully

Art Law Journal

Art licensing today is a lucrative industry and a great way to supplement your art income. Find out how to approach buyers that may want to license your art or whether it is better for you to just hire a licensing agent to do it for you.

After Natco’s Withdrawal, Bajaj Healthcare files for Compulsory License to Manufacture Baricitinib

SpicyIP

A recent report by The Print revealed that Indian drugmaker Bajaj Healthcare (‘BH’) has applied to the Patent Office for a compulsory license to manufacture Eli Lilly’s Baricitinib. It is not known which of the available compulsory license routes the application takes.

A more robust internal licensing market would boost China’s IP development

IAM Magazine

Saturday Opinion: Recent signs point toward more patent licensing negotiations between Chinese tech companies. Analysis Analysis: Market Market Developments Patents Strategy Technology Licensing Transactions Valuation

Roblox is Latest Online Platform to Settle NMPA Copyright Claims with Collaborative Music Licensing Agreement

IP Watchdog

The settlement also creates an opt-in mechanism for eligible NMPA publishers and opens a negotiation period for individual publishers to engage Roblox in go-forward licensing deals.

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Trademark: Uggs are generic in Australia, Can I import them without a license from UGG®?

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch. In Australia, the term “ugg boots” refers to a general style of sheepskin shoe with the fleece turned in for warmth. It is a generic term, and not a trademark – in Australia.

NFT License Breakdown: Exploring Different Marketplaces and Associated License Issues

LexBlog IP

In the attached article , we examine some of the differences between these types of marketplaces and business models, highlight some of the varying license terms of these marketplaces and discuss why IP owners who license their IP for NFTs often are best served by developing their own licenses to be used in connection with sale of their NFTs. The attached article explores just a snapshot of some of the licenses and license terms that are currently used.

A Proposal to leverage Article 17 to build a public repository of Public Domain and openly licensed works

Kluwer Copyright Blog

We have recently published a white paper , authored by Julia Reda ( Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte ) and Paul Keller ( Open Future ) that proposes to build a public repository of Public Domain and openly licensed works.

Universal Blames Junior Employee In £4M Music License Suit

IP Law 360

Record label Universal says a junior employee ultimately dismissed for gross misconduct was not authorized to sign a license agreement with a London media company, which it has hit with a £4.2

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What Is a Copyright License?

Legal Zoom

A copyright license gives a licensee authorization to use a work from the copyright owner, usually in exchange for payment

It’s time for a new approach to codec licensing

IAM Magazine

Saturday Opinion: IP and licensing failures are holding back adoption of superior technologies, argues Marconi’s Micky Minhas. Blog News Patent Pools Patents Technology Licensing

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Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists

Art Law Journal

The post Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists appeared first on Art Business Journal. Every business needs a contract at one time or another. They are everywhere.

Has TCL become the latest Ericsson licensing sign-up?

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Deal Frand/SEPS Litigation Patents Technology LicensingThe two companies settled long-running patent litigation in the same week as the Swedish company’s CEO and CFO announced a new, unnamed licensee.

Nokia’s billion-euro licensing business rests on a quality-focused IP management system

IAM Magazine

Analysis Patents Strategy Technology LicensingPresident of Nokia Technologies Jenni Lukander says ISO 9001 certification for portfolio management – believed to be a first for a major in-house patent department – reinforces company’s commitment to patent quality.

Rightscorp Tracks Alleged Pirates Without a Private Investigator’s License, RCN Argues

TorrentFreak

No Private Investigator’s License. According to the filing, Rightscorp doesn’t have a private investigator’s license, even though it acts as one. Tracking alleged pirates without a license violates California and New Jersey law, the Internet provider notes.

ZTE licensing head: we're actively seeking financial return from our patent portfolio

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Strategy Finance Frand/SEPS Litigation Patents Strategy Technology Licensing

ZTE licensing head: we're actively seeking financial return from our patent portfolio

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Strategy Finance Frand/SEPS Litigation Patents Strategy Technology Licensing

NFT Copyright License Rights: Due Diligence is Critical.

Traverse Legal Blog

Copyright Licensing of Digital Assets Attached to NFT Sales. Bonus: Free Open Source Copyright License for NFT sales below]. What are the terms by which you are selling the NFT and licensing your work, the art you put into the platform that’s going to be attached to the NFT?

Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists

Art Law Journal

Steve Schlackman. Every business needs a contract at one time or another. They are everywhere.

Crossed wires: telecoms and tech counsel reveal licensing lows

Managing IP

Four counsel in telecoms and software say deciding which tech to license and agreeing deals with different-sized firms are the biggest cross-licensing issues

Patentee Failed to Apportion Licenses to Bundled Patents to Establish Royalties

JD Supra Law

Summary: Licensing policies that allow use of any or all of a bundle of patents for a single per-unit fee are not a proper basis for establishing royalties without apportionment. OMEGA PATENTS, LLC v. CALAMP CORPORATION - Before Prost, Dyk, and Hughes.

Latest Nokia figures show how important IP licensing is to the company

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Market Frand/SEPS Patents Strategy Technology LicensingAnnouncement of increased revenues is accompanied by news of a further licensee in the auto sector.

Has TCL become the latest Ericsson licensing sign-up?

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Deal Frand/SEPS Litigation Patents Technology LicensingThe two companies settled long-running patent litigation in the same week as the Swedish company’s CEO and CFO announced a new, unnamed licensee.

InterDigital’s licensing deal with Xiaomi was agreed by companies but created by people

IAM Magazine

Analysis Analysis: Deal Frand/SEPS Litigation Non-Practising Entities Patents Technology LicensingAgreement announced yesterday delivers a significant upside for both businesses and ends hard-fought litigation in Europe and Asia.

Johnny Rotten Loses Licensing Fight Over Sex Pistols Songs

IP Law 360

Singer Johnny Rotten has lost a court battle over the use of the Sex Pistols' music in a new television series about the group, as a judge ruled on Monday that his former band members can license the material by a majority vote

One for All, and All for One. Except When It Comes to Patent License Comparability

JD Supra Law

Examining whether portfolio patent licenses can be sufficiently comparable to a single-patent license for the purposes of supporting a patent damages verdict, a split panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concluded that, at least without accounting for distinguishing features, the answer is no.

Ericsson Takes Licensing Beef With Apple To Texas Court

IP Law 360

Telecom giant Ericsson on Monday asked a Texas federal court to declare that its licensing practices are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory, claiming that Apple has accused it of employing unfair practices in the tech giant's attempt to dodge higher royalty payments.