NFT and Intellectual Property Intersection: Licensing, Monitoring, Enforcement Strategies
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE course will guide IP counsel on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the intersection with IP. The panel will discuss the current lay of the land and examine IP protection, licensing, and enforcement strategies. The panel will also discuss the growing number of lawsuits related to NFTs and offer practical advice for avoiding the mistakes made that led to these lawsuits.
- Overview of NFTs and current trends
- Overview of NFT litigation
- The intersection of NFTs and IP
- IP protection strategies for NFTs
- IP infringement monitoring and enforcement challenges and strategies
- Licensing of IP for NFTs
- Key issues
- Significance of terms of service and other legal issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the opportunities and risks associated with NFTs?
- As the IP owner, what factors should be considered when determining whether to create an NFT?
- What steps should IP owners and their counsel take if their IP has been infringed in an NFT?
- Practical advice and lessons to be learned from the growing number of NFT-related lawsuits
Thomas W. Brooke
Holland & Knight
Mr. Brooke handles matters ranging from serving as litigation counsel in major intellectual property disputes across... | Read More
Mr. Brooke handles matters ranging from serving as litigation counsel in major intellectual property disputes across the globe, to initial counseling and trademark selection, copyright and trademark registration around the world, licensing, and technology transfers. Related matters include drafting and interpreting agreements regarding ownership and use of names, images, photographs, software, trade secrets, music, and other IP. Mr. Brooke ranks among the most prolific filers of U.S. trademark applications and has strong relationships within the USPTO. He currently serves on the INTA's Internet Committee, working to craft worldwide policy on domain name abuse. Mr. Brooke previously served as chair of the INTA's U.S. Legislation Committee, where he helped craft the Federal Anticybersquatting Piracy Act and the Federal Trademark Dilution Act.Close
Nerissa C. McGinn
Loeb & Loeb
Ms. McGinn’s practice focuses on matters involving the convergence of advertising and promotions, emerging media,... | Read More
Ms. McGinn’s practice focuses on matters involving the convergence of advertising and promotions, emerging media, technology, privacy, and intellectual property law. She works with many of the best-known brands in the country, including H&R Block and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. and its confection brands. Embracing a business-minded approach, she helps clients develop new brand assets and assists them in promoting and advertising their brands and products. Clients--including Turner Broadcasting and its programming properties, for which she handles trademark clearances for new shows, web properties, interstitials and sweepstakes--regularly turn to Ms. McGinn for trademark counseling services. In the advertising and promotions facet of her practice, she works with clients on sweepstakes review, copy review, and promotion design and fulfillment, with an emphasis on internet and interactive advertising and promotions. Ms. McGinn also provides legal services for digital companies and app developers, handling a variety of IP matters and privacy policies and practices relating to websites and mobile applications. As a thought leader in her industry, she frequently speaks at events and conferences. Ms. McGinn also serves as the firm’s first chief diversity partner and co-chair of the Diversity Committee.Close