What is the Metaverse & why should you care about it?
March 01, 2022
The Metaverse has moved beyond science fiction movies like Ready Player One to become an important reality. Fortune magazine recently said that the Metaverse might just be the most important tech trend since the iPhone.
Intellectual property rights in the Metaverse
February 21, 2022
The metaverse will offer an immersive digital world that feels physical and tangible in nature. Interacting with metaverse has the opportunity to shift the internet in a new direction and pose new intellectual property rights for developers, contributors, and users.
Privacy in a Parallel Digital Universe: The Metaverse
January 28, 2022
For many years, the immersive three-dimensional digital world has been left to the cinematic experience. However, the emergence of the metaverse presents an opportunity to translate everyday activities – working, attending a concert, travelling, shopping, socializing – into a parallel digital universe.
Will the Metaverse be a Universal Platform? Part II - The Legal Issues
November 01, 2021
We consider some of the key legal and regulatory issues future stakeholders may need to consider in relation to the Metaverse.
Will the Metaverse be a universal platform? Part I
September 30, 2021
Suddenly the metaverse is everywhere. But what are the potential legal ramifications of living and working in this parallel universe?
The Metaverse: The evolution of a universal digital platform
July 15, 2021
In technology, first-mover advantage is often significant. This is why BigTech and other online platforms are beginning to acquire software businesses to position themselves for the arrival of the Metaverse. They hope to be at the forefront of profound changes that the Metaverse will bring in relation to digital interactions between people, between businesses, and between them both.
Anatomy of an NFT
April 29, 2021
What, exactly, is a non-fungible token and how is it different from a fungible, or any other, token?