French luxury designer Hermès sues artist Mason Rothschild for trademark claims over his sale of “MetaBirkin” NFTs mimicking Hermès Birkin bags — but no copyright claim asserted

On January 14, 2022, French luxury designer Hermès filed a lawsuit against artist Mason Rothschild, in the Southern District of New York, for various trademark claims over his sale of “MetaBirkin” NFTs mimicking Hermès Birkin bags. This was no surprise. It was expected after Rothschild created and sold out his 100 “MetaBirkin” NFTs during Art…

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