Olta Andoni, general counsel at financial firm Enclave Markets, said artist Mason Rothschild was looking to “piggyback” off the French luxury brand’s reputation. But even artists who are creating digital art aren't free of consumer protection laws.
French luxury brand Hermès won a landmark trademark lawsuit against "Metabirkin" NFT artist Mason Rothschild. Enclave Markets General Counsel Olta Andoni weighs in on the outcome and compares the trademark dispute to Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans artwork, noting "there's a lot more artistic relevance there."
Yuga Labs the parent company of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT project has reached a settlement with Thomas Lehman who built websites and smart contracts for Ryder Ripp's copycat project RR BAYC Leichtman Law PLLC Managing Partner David Leichtman discusses the details of the settlement sharing insights into the trademark and copyright considerations for [...]
Nike has filed a lawsuit against online sneaker reseller Stock X for selling unauthorized images of its shoes in the form of non fungible tokens NF Ts Separately Hermès filed against Mason Rothschild after it created NF Ts of the luxury designer’s famous Birkin handbags called Meta Birkins The Hash squad discusses the intellectual property [...]