FRB Joins the New York State Bar Association and NYU for Web3 & the Metaverse Program

Dec 30, 2022
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On Friday, December 16th, FRB proudly sponsored the New York State Bar Association's program "Web3 & The Metaverse: Preparing Your Practice & Clients for the Newest Digital Revolution". The program was presented by the NYSBA’s Task Force on Emerging Digital Finance and Currency, which includes FRB's Matthew H. Feinberg, Esq., in partnership with the Metaverse Collaborative at the NYU School of Professional Studies. The event included four panels and a fireside chat with various discussions on the legal implications of Web3, the metaverse and NFTs, and demonstrating how attorneys will need to understand the technology.

Matthew was featured as a speaker on Panel 3: Company/Client Legal Needs in Web3: NFTs, IP, and More to discuss emerging legal trends in the Web3 space. See below for the event schedule and timestamps.

Opening Remarks: Hon. Anthony Cannataro, Acting Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of the State of New York

Fireside Chat: Basics of Web3: Digital Currencies, NFTs & Blockchain - 19:22   

Panel 1: Art in the Metaverse – Trademark or Copyright? - 57:35

Panel 2: Securities Law/Regulation on Digital Assets & Currency - 1:59:45

Panel 3: Company/Client Legal Needs in Web3: NFTs, IP, and More - 2:52:04

Panel 4: Why Do Lawyers Have to Care? Impacts on All Practice Areas - 3:48:07

The FRB team is thrilled to have sponsored this impactful event examining the legal aspects of Web3 and the metaverse with the NYSBA and NYU. Watch Matthew’s session and the full program here:

DISCLAIMER: This summary is not legal advice and does not create any attorney-client relationship. This summary does not provide a definitive legal opinion for any factual situation. Before the firm can provide legal advice or opinion to any person or entity, the specific facts at issue must be reviewed by the firm. Before an attorney-client relationship is formed, the firm must have a signed engagement letter with a client setting forth the Firm’s scope and terms of representation. The information contained herein is based upon the law at the time of publication.

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