Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and copyright

WIPO Magazine

This year, NFTs (non-fungible token), the latest hype in the world of distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies, have taken the art and tech worlds by storm.

NFT Lawyer: Legal Risks with ‘Non-Fungible Tokens’

Traverse Legal Blog

‘NFT’ stands for non-fungible token. NFT lawyer Enrico Schaefer covers the following topics in this informative article about non-fungible tokens. What is a Non-Fungible Token (NFT)? NFTs are tokens.

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Non-fungible Tokens: Commercializing Exclusive Digital Art- A Companion Piece

IPilogue

In May 2021, a phenomenal IPilogue submission by Keir Strickland-Murphy (Osgoode Law ‘22) touched on the recent boom of Non- fungible Tokens. What are non-fungible tokens? Photo by cdd20 ( Unsplash ).

Monthly Minute | Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

JD Supra Law

This month, Trademark Associate Sarah Anderson covers "Business Considerations for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).". Once a month, we cover an interesting topic in 60 seconds.

The Uncharted Legal Territory of Non-Fungible Tokens

IP Tech Blog

NFTs are digitally unique “non-fungible tokens,” based on block chain technology, that are used to manage the IP rights of artists in underlying works. The post The Uncharted Legal Territory of Non-Fungible Tokens appeared first on Global IP & Technology Law Blog. NFT Technology blockchain digital art Non-fungible token

Miramax Gets Medieval on Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction NFTs: Takeaways for Non-Fungible Token (NFT) Creators, Buyers and Sellers

JD Supra Law

While intellectual property legal disputes are nothing new in Hollywood, the non-fungible token (“NFT”) subject matter makes the case novel.

Miramax Gets Medieval on Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction NFTs: Takeaways for Non-Fungible Token (NFT) Creators, Buyers and Sellers

JD Supra Law

NFT's have reignited and expanded the market for digital art. When Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino tried to create an NFT project using intellectual property owned by the studio, the reaction from the execs was less than enthusiastic. By: Jaburg Wilk

The Uncharted Legal Territory of Non-Fungible Tokens

LexBlog IP

NFTs are digitally unique “non-fungible tokens,” based on block chain technology, that are used to manage the IP rights of artists in underlying works. The recent US$69 million sale of an “NFT” by digital artist Beeple in March 2021 generated considerable attention, both within and outside the realm of art.

Can Teaming IBM’s blockchain with Spangenberg’s IPwe Turn Patents Into a Trillion-Dollar Market?

IP Close Up

IBM and IPwe, believe that NFTs, Non-Fungible Tokens – one-of-a-kind limited digital editions – can transform stagnant patent monetization into a trillion dollar market.

Movie-Inspired Collector ‘Tokens’ Spark Dispute Over the Right to Sell IP-Related Assets

IP Close Up

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‘Fractional Ownership’ Patent is Offered as an NFT by Celebrity-Laden Auctioneer OpenSea Systems

IP Close Up

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“For Sale: This Article”: an overview of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and IP

IP Whiteboard

NFT stands for non-fungible token. Non-fungible basically means unique. By way of comparison, a $10 note is an example of a fungible asset, because it can be replaced with another $10 note, or two $5 notes. A non-fungible token is a one-of-a-kind digital token that may be linked to another item or asset, often a digital work, such as a drawing, video or piece of music.

NFT Copyright License Rights: Due Diligence is Critical.

Traverse Legal Blog

My name is Enrico Schaefer, I am a technology attorney with traverse legal PLC, and today I want to talk about nonfungible tokens or NFTs. With that in mind, we now have something called non-fungible tokens or NFTs. The nonfungible token.

Nobel Prize-related Invention Disclosure Could Generate Millions in Research — as a Collectable

IP Close Up

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Analysing the Intersection of Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Intellectual Property Rights

IP and Legal Filings

With uncertainty looming over several corporate and non-corporate entities, digital currencies have managed to garner attention. Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have garnered attention and popularity in 2021.

Fun with Non-Fungibles: What Can NFTs Do for Me?

Chicago IP

CT, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) and the Illinois Intellectual Property Alliance (“ILIPA”) will host a panel discussion focusing on NFTs and some of the many questions revolved around non-fungible tokens. On July 14, 2021 from 12:00 p.m.

A Challenge, An Opportunity: The Music Industry and COVID

IPilogue

Kevin Erickson, the director of artist-advocacy non-profit group Future of Music, wants more than a return to the pre-virus status quo. Copyright Claire Wortsman copyright COVID-19 licensing Music NFTs Non Fungible Token streaming Technology

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What to Know About NFTs: Three Key Considerations for Businesses

JD Supra Law

In recent years, companies in each of these industries have embraced a technology known as non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. What do fast food, art, and sports have in common?

What the hell are NFTs, and why is the art world crazy over them?

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Cryptocurrencies and NFTs are all the rage

Managing IP

Cyril Abrol of Remfry & Sagar discusses the regulatory benchmarks for cryptocurrencies and non-fungibles tokens and why India could become a hub of crypto innovation

Asset Manager Defiance Launches 1st ETF Focused On NFTs

IP Law 360

An exchange-traded fund focused on the burgeoning digital assets known as non-fungible tokens started trading Thursday, the fund's sponsor, Defiance ETFs, announced

Who Owns the Royale With Cheese? - Miramax Sues Tarantino Over the Sale of Pulp Fiction Related NFTs

JD Supra Law

Miramax alleges that Tarantino planned to auction off Pulp Fiction Non-Fungible Tokens (“NFT”) comprised of “seven uncut Pulp Fiction Scenes” which include“ scans of some pages of the Pulp Fiction script.”.

Patent portfolio development considerations for NFT innovations

IAM Magazine

Non-fungible tokens are a hot technology area but pose particular patenting challenges. Analysis Analysis: Legal Patents Strategy

A NFT Primer on Potential IP Ownership Legal Issues

JD Supra Law

Carolyn Toto recently joined host Joel Simon on his Industry Insights podcast continue the discussion of non-fungible tokens, related IP ownership issues and more. Joel Simon: Our discussion today is part of a series on non-fungible tokens, known as NFTs.

Miramax/Tarantino Suit Highlights NFT Difficulties in Mysterious Suitcase of Copyrights Rights

JD Supra Law

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have made another court appearance, with Miramax, LLC filing a complaint in the Central District of California in an attempt to stop Quentin Tarantino from auctioning off seven Pulp Fiction-based NFTs.

Art meets crypto – traditional copyright issues in a tokenized world

JD Supra Law

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are the latest development in disruptive blockchain technology innovations, this time in the world of digital art, collectibles, and even luxury goods.

Will NFTs revolutionize patent law?

JD Supra Law

As we have previously written, non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, present novel challenges and opportunities for intellectual property holders. NFTs continue to make waves, even as there is much speculation about their long-term future.

Art Collector Sues For Right To Sell NFTs Of Indian Mural

IP Law 360

Husain has told a New York federal court he's been threatened with copyright infringement claims from the artist's estate over plans to sell non-fungible tokens based on the vivid 60-foot mural An art collector who purchased a painting by Indian artist M.F.

Patent portfolio development considerations for NFT innovations

IAM Magazine

Non-fungible tokens are a hot technology area but pose particular patenting challenges. Analysis Analysis: Legal Patents Strategy

Non-Fungible Tarantino

Intellectual Property Brief

The recent buzz around Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) has created a wealth of both opportunity and legal issues. Intellectual Property and Contract law are fascinating for their legal complexities and their adaptability to modern times.

[Video] Understanding NFTs and Their Legal Implications

JD Supra Law

Latham & Watkins lawyers discuss the emerging technology of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), including how they function and their various legal implications in the US, UK, and APAC.

Quentin Tarantino’s Secret NFTs

JD Supra Law

Quentin Tarantino recently announced plans to auction off seven scenes from the 1994 motion picture Pulp Fiction as non-fungible tokens or NFTs.

NFT Studio Metaversal Nabs $50M In Series A Round

IP Law 360

Metaversal, a startup focused on non-fungible tokens and the metaverse, said Tuesday it raised $50 million in a Series A funding round that it will use to invest in additional projects in the virtual world

Miramax Sues Quentin Tarantino Over “Pulp Fiction” NFT Auction

JD Supra Law

Hollywood film studio Miramax recently filed a lawsuit against director Quentin Tarantino and others over his plans to auction off non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on the 1994 film, Pulp Fiction.

[Audio] Tokenization of IP Rights and NFTs in Commercial Finance [More with McGlinchey, Ep. 32]

JD Supra Law

In our increasingly digital economy, cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have gained popularity for everything from consumer transactions to securities.

NFT Trademark Lawsuit Over Fashion Bags Heads To Federal Court

LexBlog IP

NFT’s (Non-fungible tokens) are all the rage lately and this area of law is just beginning to develop. IPNews® – Fashion bag designer Hermès, creator of the popular Birkin bag, has sued Mason Rothschild over an NFT he created named MetaBirkins.

Role Of NFTs In The Fashion Industry: An Overview

IIPRD

Recently, a new trend of merging of blockchain technology with creative intellectual property via non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) had taken place. The idea has spread across all market sectors, and now luxury fashion retailers have joined the tokenization bandwagon. Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are a cryptographic asset generated using blockchain technology. It enables for the exchange of value through a non-replicable medium.

Tarantino Pulp Fiction Dispute Spotlights the Contentious Relationship between NFTS and IP Rights

IP Watchdog

Director Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 Pulp Fiction, considered among the most influential films in modern history, has emerged as a test case of sorts for issuing non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that relate to a copyright-protected work.

NFTs and its Relationship with IP Rights

IP and Legal Filings

Non-Fungible Tokens or NFTs is the latest trend that has taken the world of art and technology by storm. An NFT is a digital collectable or asset in the form of a token. In economic terms, they are non-fungible, meaning they cannot be replaced or replicated.

[Audio] Episode #12 - NFTs with Chris Draper

JD Supra Law

In this episode of Beyond Juris, Grace invites Chris Draper of Trokt (previously interviewed on Episode #9) back to the stage to discuss NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and explain the connection or interrelatedness of NFTs and the intellectual property legal framework.

NFTs and Intellectual Property Rights

LexBlog IP

Any creative endeavour is in theory capable of being tokenised or “NFT’d” Record prices are being reached for the sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Fun with Non-Fungibles: What Can NFTs Do for Me?

LexBlog IP

CT, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) and the Illinois Intellectual Property Alliance (“ILIPA”) will host a panel discussion focusing on NFTs and some of the many questions revolved around non-fungible tokens.

3 Count: Pulp NFT

Plagiarism Today

First off today, Samantha Handler at Bloomberg Law reports that the film studio Mirimax has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against director Quentin Tarantino over Tarantino’s plans to release of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) related to the film Pulp Fiction.