IP Licensing and the Metaverse: Practical Considerations and Key Provisions for Agreements
Implications for the Physical World and Mitigating Risks in the Metaverse
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide counsel on licensing IP and the metaverse. The panel will discuss the practical considerations and critical provisions of licensing agreements for the physical world and metaverse contracts. The panel will also examine metaverse implications for physical world contracts and mitigating risks with licensing.
- What is the metaverse
- Practical considerations of the licensing agreement
- Physical world contracts
- Metaverse contracts
- License vs. ownership
- Establishing virtual rights
- Key provisions
- Rights granted
- Usage tracking
- Implications of the metaverse on existing physical world contracts
- Mitigating the risk associated with licensing in the metaverse
- Enforcement and quality control
- User generated content
- Fair use
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is the key consideration when licensing IP in the metaverse?
- What implications could licensing agreements in the metaverse have for physical world contracts and brands?
- What steps can counsel take to mitigate the risks of licensing IP in the metaverse?
Peter A. Emmi
Mr. Emmi is a partner and leader in the Technology Transactions practice within Reed Smith’s Global Corporate... | Read More
Mr. Emmi is a partner and leader in the Technology Transactions practice within Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group. He has an electrical engineering and intellectual property background, and had worked in the computer science industry prior to his career in the legal services industry. Mr. Emmi has extensive experience advising corporate clients regarding tech transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, spinoffs, and complex IP transactional matters, in each case in the intellectual property, information technology, cyber security and privacy practice areas. He has provided counsel on numerous intellectual property portfolio and patent prosecution matters. Mr. Emmi also has extensive experience litigating complex IP matters, with a focus on patent litigation involving technology in the electrical engineering arts.Close
Katrina M. Kershner
Ms. Kershner works in trademark law, including prosecution, enforcement, and litigation, bringing a holistic... | Read More
Ms. Kershner works in trademark law, including prosecution, enforcement, and litigation, bringing a holistic perspective to solving her clients’ business problems. She counsels on strategy, prosecution, and enforcement efforts for global trademark portfolios, as well as handling disputes before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and litigating in Federal Court. Ms. Kershner is also active in the firm’s pro bono practice, where she has argued successfully to obtain withholding from removal for an HIV-positive client in Immigration Court. Ms. Kershner worked in IP litigation for technology companies with Russo & Hale LLP. She also has direct experience working in marketing for several Silicon Valley startup companies.Close