Buying and Selling NFTs via Blockchain: Ownership Rights, IP Concerns, First Sale Doctrine
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide counsel with a primer on the legal implications of creation of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) via blockchain technology. The panel will discuss the unique aspects of these tokens, the markets NFTs, copyright ownership, limitation of liability, and rights of owners.
- What are NFTs?
- How NFTs are created
- Relation to underlying digital media assets
- IP issues
- IP ownership
- IP Licensing issues
- First sale doctrine
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What is an NFT?
- What IP issues arise in the creation of NFTs?
- How can counsel structure an NFT transaction to protect an author's interest?
- How is the first sale doctrine affected by NFTs?
Moish E. Peltz
Partner; Chair Intellectual Property Practice Group
Falcon Rappaport & Berkman
Mr. Peltz focuses his practice on IP and business law with a focus on helping companies grow their businesses and... | Read More
Mr. Peltz focuses his practice on IP and business law with a focus on helping companies grow their businesses and brands. He also supports FRB’s Commercial Litigation and Emerging Technology Practice Groups. Mr. Peltz’ practice encompasses both transactional and business litigation matters. His practice also focuses on U.S. and worldwide trademark prosecution and enforcement, including litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Mr. Peltz has worked across numerous industries, including technology, energy, entertainment, media and advertising, real estate, hospitality, education, cryptocurrency and NFTs, legal cannabis, and medical/healthcare.Close
Mark H. Wittow
Mr. Wittow’s work focuses on complex intellectual property, technology and data related transactions and... | Read More
Mr. Wittow’s work focuses on complex intellectual property, technology and data related transactions and counseling, including the acquisition, development, marketing, licensing and distribution of mobile applications and computing devices, cloud-based software and other types of computing and data management services, other types of technologies, music, and other media content. He also advises clients on electronic commerce, data privacy and data protection issues, technology litigation settlements, and patent licensing and dispositions. Mr. Wittow provides advice to clients of all sizes on technology and content development, protection and licensing in a wide variety of industries. He is a frequent presenter and author on cloud computing, copyright and trade secret law developments and technology and patent licensing and transaction issues and is an active member of the CLE Board of the intellectual property law section of the ABA. Mr. Wittow is also an adjunct professor at the University of Washington and Seattle University law schools.Close