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July 26, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT


Members: Free

Overview (Program Summary)

With the recent explosion of blockchain technology and companies pivoting their business models to realize the promise of a metaverse, organizations of all types are looking ahead to what this means for the future of their industries. While the metaverse offers an infinite world of possibilities on which businesses and individuals can capitalize, it also presents a world of uncharted legal and regulatory risk that requires deftness and precision to navigate. Our interdisciplinary panel of Manatt professionals will provide an overview of the metaverse including the basics of blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFTs and deal making, notable transactions, the importance of brand protection on digital platforms, and the various risks one may encounter in the metaverse including developing strategies to mitigate potential risks and litigation.

Topics will include:

  • Understanding the evolution of Web3 and the metaverse including the basics of blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFTs and deal making
  • An overview of notable transactions and emerging platforms establishing their place in the metaverse and key issues related to the protection of intellectual property on digital platforms
  • Addressing the various risks of engaging in the metaverse including the importance of developing strategies to mitigate potential risks and litigation when starting your journey in this frontier space


Eric P. Bergner
Partner, Manatt Digital and Technology

Brian S. Korn
Partner, Manatt Financial Services and Leader of the Fintech, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Practices

Sarah E. Moses
Counsel, Litigation


Credits: 1.0
State: California
Category: General

Contact (RSVP)

Betty St Marie

Sponsored By

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP


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