Mason Rothschild invokes First Amendment right to create MetaBirkins NFTs, rejects Hermes’ ceast and desist letter

During Art Basel in December 2021, Mason Rothschild created and sold MetaBirkins NFTs, which depict Hermes’ iconic Birkin bag. Rothschild, however, altered the Birkin bag design by adding faux fur to the digital design depicted in the image. Rothschild’s NFTs reportedly sold over $1.1 million in volume. (Hypebeast) We analyzed the potential copyright and trademark…

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