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Former OpenSea Employee Arrested Over NFT Trades: What This Means For Your NFT Project

USA - June 2 2022 Within months of bringing charges against two twenty-year-olds in connection with an NFT “rug pull,” the Department of Justice has brought charges of…

Zach Lewis

Smart Contracts, Human Errors: Software Bugs Cost Aku NFT Project a Jaw-Dropping $34M

USA - April 25 2022 For background information on the Aku NFT project, please see “Aku, the first NFT optioned for the big screen, offers a glimpse into the future of IP…

Zach Lewis

Arrests for NFT "Rug Pull" Highlight Legal Risks for Creators

USA - March 29 2022 On the heels of President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets, the Department of Justice brought charges…

Zach Lewis

Are NBA Top Shot Moments Securities? Legal Arguments Take Shape in Class Action Against Dapper Labs That Could Rock the World of NFTs

USA - February 23 2022 TLDR: In a putative class action lawsuit against Dapper Labs alleging that NBA Top Shot Moments are unregistered securities, the parties recently…

Lil Yachty hits music NFT platform Opulous with trademark and right of publicity suit

USA - January 29 2022 On January 27, 2022, rapper Lil Yachty filed a complaint against Opulous and its founder in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of…