Are Trademarks Protected in the Metaverse? The Hermès v Rothschild

In a significant legal development, a New York court recently addressed trade mark infringement in the context of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The court ruled in favour of luxury fashion brand Hermès International in a case involving a collection of digital images of fur-covered handbags attached to an NFT called “MetaBirkins”. The court found that the […]