‘Meet you in the Metaverse’ is the sixth 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 six Lizzie Williams discusses the metaverse with Kostyantyn Lobov and what brands should be thinking about when establishing themselves in it.
Q1 What does the term metaverse mean and does the metaverse exist yet?
Q2 Will the metaverse necessarily involve blockchain and NFTs?
Q3 What are the main potential legal issues that should be considered?
Q4 What key issues should brands focus on at this stage with a view to establishing themselves in the metaverse?
- 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.
- 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.
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