Bloomberg Law
Jan. 31, 2023, 11:12 PM

Barrage of NFT Issues Raised as Copyright Office Prepares Study

Kyle Jahner
Kyle Jahner
IP Reporter

The intersection of NFTs with copyright law—such as the application of legal doctrines, creation and transfer of rights, and implications for online infringement enforcement—was the focus of a US Copyright Office roundtable Tuesday that will inform an interagency study on NFTs.

Attorneys, academics, and copyright advocates generally agreed the core of copyright law applied to non-fungible tokens as with any other medium. But they also raised a number of foundational questions and practical concerns from different perspectives that could affect the resolution of an array of conflicts.

The Copyright Office-moderated video discussion comes as the first court cases involving NFTs ...

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