• Posts by Armin  Ghiam
    Posts by Armin Ghiam

    Armin has a well-balanced IP practice, counseling on litigation, prosecution, and transactions involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. With an international background in law, finance, and technology ...

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On February 8, 2023, a jury in the Southern District of New York reached a verdict finding Mason Rothschild liable for trademark infringement of the Hermes BIRKIN mark when Rothschild advertised and sold a series of “MetaBirkin” non-fungible tokens (NFT or NFTs).1 The verdict required Mr. Rothschild pay $110,000 for trademark infringement and dilution, as well as $23,000 for cybersquatting on the MetaBirkins domain name.2

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