NFTs and Copyright: Some Burning Issues

Author: Enrico Bonadio (City, University of London) and Rishabh Mohnot (National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata)
Published: 21.07.2022
Image by Riki32 via Pixabay The last couple of years has seen the emergence of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) as an important medium for the creation, sale and collection of art, with numerous instances of big money purchases of NFTs. NFTs began as a sub-culture of sorts for artists to sell work in a digitised format, but they are now increasingly becoming mainstream, with many major businesses and fashion houses creating their own NFT projects. The popularity of NFTs has also led to an increase in disputes amongst competing parties aiming to cash in on potentially large profits. For instance, production…