Caked Apes NFTs turn sour. Nasty lawsuits embroil creators of Caked Apes who sue each other over ownership. Taylor Whitley (taylorwtf) sues Jake Nygard (Cake Nygard), Clare Maguire, Antonius Wiriadjaja, Donglee Han, who countersue TaylorWTF.

You hate to see it. The people behind the fun Caked Apes NFTs have sued each other! You heard that right. They are embroiled in lawsuits over the creation and authorship/ownership of Caked Apes, which are funny derivatives of the popular Bored Ape Yacht Club, plus a few other NFT collections. Taylor Whitley (taylorwtf) sued…

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V1 Punks DMCA controversy with Larva Labs over. Yuga reportedly plans on ending dispute with V1 Punks.

One of the biggest winners in Yuga Labs’ acquisition of the IP rights to the legendary CryptoPunks NFTs is the group of so-called “V1 Punks” owners, who were embroiled in a copyright DMCA dispute with Larva Labs. V1 Punks are the original CryptoPunks, which had a major coding error in 2017. Oops. To fix the…

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Quentin Tarantino will drop Pulp Fiction NFTs, registration opens Jan. 10 on Secret Network, despite Miramax lawsuit

Back in November 2021, Quentin Tarantino announced that he was creating NFTs from uncut scenes and original handwritten scripts from Pulp Fiction, plus audio commentary by him. Miramax, the owner of the copyright to Pulp Fiction, promptly sued Tarantino. (Our analysis here.) Well, that’s not stopping Tarantino from dropping his NFTs, which will occur through…

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Miramax sues Quentin Tarantino for alleged copyright infringement based on his planned sale of NFTs

In the Central District of California, Miramax has sued Quentin Tarantino for his planned “secret” sale of NFTs related to the 1994 hit movie “Pulp Fiction,” including exclusive, never-before-seen scenes, handwritten scripts, and exclusive audio commentary by Tarantino. Miramax asserts Tarantino has breached his contract with Miramax, in which Tarantino allegedly granted ” ‘all rights…

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