Global Digital Encounter 21: The Metaverse as a Challenge to Classical IP

Author: Marianna Ryan (King's College London)
Published: 05.07.2022
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay This year we have seen an influx of educational events dedicated to everything digital. In particular, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), crypto and metaverse have dominated our infospace. June was no exception. Last Wednesday, Fide (a legal-economic think-tank) held the latest in their series of Global Digital Encounters (GDE) – an online panel discussion focusing on the metaverse and IP with some of the leading experts in digital laws. Professor Laurant Manderieux (Bocconi University) gave an opening speech, setting the tone for the upcoming discussion, and then presented the panel of experts, which turned out to…