Bored Apes Co-Founder Wylie Aronow (aka Gordon Goner) tweets that he has congestive heart failure, stepping down from active role at Yuga Labs

More shocking news this week: Wylie Aronow just announced he was diagnosed with congestive heart failure by his doctor. He is stepping down from an active role at Yuga Labs, but remaining on the Board and as a strategic advisor.

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Did Yuga Labs miss 21-day deadline to answer Ryder Ripps’ counterclaims in Bored Apes lawsuit?

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Yuga Labs scores discovery victory as Court rejects Ripps’ motion to compel production of documents “relating to [alleged] use of racist neo-Nazi messages and imagery”

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Yuga Labs enlists 4 more attorneys, brings total to 8 attorneys, in trademark lawsuit v. Ryder Ripps, Jeremy Cahen

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Bored Apes co-founders Wylie Aronow, Greg Solano’s scheduled depositions in lawsuit against Ryder Ripps fail to occur

The court’s order on Jan. 8 anticipated that the Jan. 9 deposition of Aronow might need to be rescheduled (given the shortness of time after the court’s order), but the order seems to anticipate the Jan. 11 deposition of Solano will occur. Well, neither happened.

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Is the origin of the Bored Apes now on trial in Yuga Labs’ lawsuit against Ryder Ripps? The Bored Apes co-founders Wylie Aronow, Greg Solano to be deposed by Ryder Ripps.

As Yuga Labs prepares to mint new NFTs related to “The Trial of Jimmy” in January, its co-founders Wylie Aronow and Greg Solano may be having trials of their own in the form of depositions conducted by Ryder Ripps, the person who has waged a campaign against them alleging that they “are intentionally embedding Nazi dog whistles throughout their project.”

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The Top 10 Web3 NFT Moments in 2022 (by nouNFT)

Top 10 Web3 NFT Moments in 2022 10. The crypto winter decimates NFT sales + crypto 9. Yuga Labs secures $450M seed funding led by a16z 8. Reddit launches 5m NFTs for avatars for users 7. Terra LUNA implodes, causing Cryptocurrency Contagion 6. Yuga Labs sues Ryder Ripps; Ryder Ripps sues Yuga Labs 5. Upstart…

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Ryder Ripps appeals to 9th Circuit the denial of his motion to dismiss Yuga Lab’s trademark lawsuit over “Bored Apes” marks

*COI disclosure: I own two NFTs from Yuga Labs, but not from BAYC.

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Yuga Labs CEO Nicole Muniz to step down; Daniel Alegre, Activision Blizzard’s president, COO, to take over at Yuga Labs

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Court’s decision in Bored Ape trademark lawsuit Yuga Labs v Ryder Ripps motion to dismiss explained (download PDF)

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