Digital Download

In Harbottle & Lewis' Digital Download series Lizzie Williams will be discussing topical issues in the digital and tech world with expert guests who will give you their views on...more

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Episode 2 - Navigating the world of NFTs

November 09, 2021

Episode 2 - Navigating the world of NFTs

‘Navigating the world of NFTs’ is the second episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode two Lizzie Williams discusses all things NFTs with Kostyantyn Lobov and Caitlin McGivern. 2:47 Q1 What are you purchasing when you buy an NFT? 4:33 Q2 What sort of copyright issues arise with NFTs? 6:50 Q3 How do you prevent your digital asset from being exploited in ways you do not want? 9:00 Q4 Smart contracts vs traditional contracts – how do they compare? 10:40 Q5 How do you verify that you have the necessary rights to sell via an NFT? 12:43 Q6 What sort of disputes might arise with NFTs? 14:43 Q7 Is greater legal regulation of NFTs likely any time soon? 16:15 Q8 What are three key points to consider when monetising digital assets via NFTs? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Guests: Kostyantyn Lobov – Kostyantyn (@LawyerKostya) co-heads the firm’s Interactive Entertainment Group and advises on all aspects of Intellectual Property, Advertising and Regulatory issues. His wider client base includes brand owners, production companies and various members of the tech and creative industries. Caitlin McGivern – Caitlin advises media and entertainment clients on development, production and ...

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Episode 1 – Demystifying the Online Harms Bill

October 25, 2021

Episode 1 – Demystifying the Online Harms Bill

‘Demystifying the Online Harms Bill’ is the first episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode one Lizzie Williams picks Amy Bradbury and Hugo Tyrrell’s brains on the long awaited Online Harms Bill: 1:22Q1 What is the genesis of the Bill and what has sparked the move to protect against online harms? 6:00 Q2 The Bill has had quite a long history already. When is it expected to actually come into force? 7:29Q3 What does the Bill cover and how will it operate? 12:17Q4 How will the Bill deal with misinformation and disinformation? 15:30Q5 What does this Bill mean in practice for social media platforms? 20:45Q6 How has the Bill been received? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Guests: Amy Bradbury – Amy Bradbury is a Senior Associate in the Media and Information Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She specialises in the protection and exploitation of information and advises on all legal areas relating to reputation management including defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, data protection, freedom of information and harassment. Hugo Tyrrell – Hugo Tyrrell is an Associate in the Media and Information Group. He specialises in defamation, data protection, ...

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