Copyright In the Age of Creative Commons

Recently, a large anonymous owner of CryptoPunks (known only by the name “punk4156”) made waves in the NFT world when a chunk of those Punks were put up for sale due to a dispute he/she had over Larva Labs’ handling of copyright issues. As an attorney, this issue is exceedingly interesting to me because generallyContinue reading “Copyright In the Age of Creative Commons”

The Difference Between a Smart Contract and a Traditional Contract

When you mint an NFT, you often have the option to mint from a website set up by the developers, or directly from the smart-contract. What may be confusing to people is the use of the term “smart-contract” and how that differs from our traditional understanding of contracts. Hopefully, if you were one of theContinue reading “The Difference Between a Smart Contract and a Traditional Contract”

When (Wen) Class Actions?

I’ll keep repeating this until it becomes a reality: the law is coming to the wild west of NFTs. Copyright DCMA takedown notices have already started appearing and, as I predicted in my previous blog, securities regulations have caused one prominent project to be delisted from OpenSea (the largest secondary market for NFTs). What isContinue reading “When (Wen) Class Actions?”