Integrating Intellectual Property To Grow Your Business

A three-session free lunch-and-learn program of the Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Noon to 1:30 September 14th, October 18th, and November 16th Presented by Professor Jon M. Garon, Director, Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law program at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law Register here. In a series of three online workshops, […]

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Jon Garon, Legal Implications of the Metaverse

Legal Strategies for the Metaverse and the Evolving Media Landscape

Here is information on a recent ABA Business Law Section Cyberspace Committee presentation. I have attached the slide deck and link to the draft paper. This program will explore 2021’s significant changes to streaming, gaming, and online social engagement with an emphasis on the rapid growth of virtual reality, augmented reality, and the implications of […]

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Thought on the Legal Strategies for the Metaverse

I will be presenting a 90-minute talk on the legal implications of a metaverse and how the potential for the next phase of virtual worlds will be substantially different than those of Second Life and the earlier efforts. The program will be presented at the American Bar Association, Business Law Section Cyberspace Committee Jan. 19, […]

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Johansson v. Disney

Johansson v. Disney on Podcast

I recently spoke to the Legal Talk Network about the ongoing dispute between award-winning actor Scarlett Johansson and the Walt Disney Company over its decision to release Black Widow on Disney+ at the same time as it released the film in theaters. You can find the podcast here: Black Widow v. Disney There is a […]

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Time for an Antitrust Policy in the Public Interest of Competition, Diversity, and Localism

In the October 26, 2019 Copyright and Technology Blog, Bill Rosenblatt offers a very thoughtful and helpful discussion of the expanding conflict between the six major publishers and the U.S. public library system. This conflict is extremely troubling because it presages a growing divide between free, publicly available content and content protected behind rapidly expanding […]

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