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Alt Legal Webinar: Fun with Non-Fungibles: NFT and blockchain basics for IP attorneys

Alt Legal Team | April 29, 2021
2 min read

What do the NBA, Snoop Dogg, and Taco Bell have in common? All have recently released non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Digital assets and currencies are transforming core concepts of intellectual property law. “For example, some NFT transactions include creator royalties with each subsequent transaction, completely upending the first-sale doctrine. In this webinar, IP and cryptocurrency attorney Moish Peltz discusses the basics of the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and fungible and non-fungible tokens to ultimately explain the implications for the present and future practice of intellectual property law.

Topics covered include:

  • The basics of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and tokens

  • An overview of NFT IP considerations

  • Licenses and NFT royalty implications, including the first-sale doctrine

  • Challenges presented to copyright and fair use

  • IP enforcement on and off the blockchain

  • Potential opportunities and risks associated with these technologies

Watch recording here (registration required).

You can download all of the webinar materials here.

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Speaker Bio:

Moish E. Peltz, Esq. is a Partner and chair of the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC, a full-service business law firm located in the New York City area. The Firm represents a range of closely held businesses and individuals across various industries, including ecommerce, finance, manufacturing, real estate, energy, and hospitality. Moish focuses his practice on trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement, as well as business litigation, where he has drafted and replied to more demand letters than he cares to count.

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