Posts tagged Metaverse.
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The metaverse is brimming with multifaceted, thought-provoking legal issues. We can help you develop and execute strategies to traverse this modern frontier.

Hunton Andrew Kurth LLP’s Metaverse practice benefits from the skills of our lawyers across the firm. Many of our attorneys have been advising on related matters for some time, including blockchain, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), data privacy, cybersecurity, and rights to digital assets. These lawyers have joined forces to seamlessly advise clients who are focused on the metaverse and other emerging technology issues. In this alert, they address some of the questions you may have as your company considers doing business in the metaverse.

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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

The Hunton Andrews Kurth Blockchain Blog features opinions and legal analysis as we follow the development and use of distributed ledger technology known as the blockchain.


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