Why the CryptoPunks 2022 license is better for owners than the Bored Ape license, on paper, setting a new standard for decentralized collaboration

As reported yesterday, Yuga Labs published the new 2022 license for owners of CryptoPunks, the now legendary NFT collection whose intellectual property Yuga Labs acquired from Larva Labs earlier this year. We reviewed the terms of the CryptoPunks 2022 license in a prior post, click here. Given the CryptoPunks position as perhaps the most prestigious…

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Video: NFTs as Decentralized Intellectual Property (Decentralized IP or De-IP): A New Theory

I’m happy to be able to finally share my latest research paper on NFTs as Decentralized Intellectual Property. Decentralized intellectual property–or Decentralized IP or De-IP for short–is a new theory my article sets forth to explain the phenomenon of NFTs. The theory: we should view NFTs as creating a decentralized, alternative to the centralized copyright…

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NFTs as Decentralized IP (De-IP): A New Theory of IP

I’m happy to be able to finally share my latest research paper, “NFTs as Decentralized Intellectual Property.” This article was months in the making. It’s probably the most controversial article I’ve written. But who doesn’t like a little controversy? What is Decentralized Intellectual Property, Decentralized IP, or De-IP for short, you may ask? Check out…

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