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NFTs and Intellectual Property: What Do You Actually Own?
As non-fungible token holders look for new ways to monetize their digital collectibles, creators might seek to define what collectors can and can’t do with the original artwork.
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EU Project to Fight Fakes Succeeds by Being Open, Founder Says
A publicly backed blockchain project to stop counterfeit goods from entering the European Union is trying to avoid mistakes of the past, its founder told CoinDesk.
CDCROP: Customs And Immigration Officals Display Seized Counterfeit Items (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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CryptoPunks TV Show? Meebits Food Truck? Both Now Possible as IP Rights Get Released
The decision by Yuga Labs, which bought the projects earlier this year, helps answer the question of what NFTs are good for.
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Batman NFTs Are Coming After Artist Has 'Pleasant' IP Chat With DC Comics
“In the end, DC was simply asking for a bit more time to assess the situation,” artist Neal Adams said.
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Batman Is Ours Alone to Exploit: DC Comics Warns Against Using Its Characters in NFTs
The publisher has its own plans for using its characters in NFTs.
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Musician Sells NFT Token Bringing Royalty Rights for $26K in Crypto
Music streaming platform Rocki has announced its first NFT sale as it prepares for beta launch.
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Alibaba Patents Blockchain System That Spots Music Copycats
The e-commerce giant has patented a blockchain-based means of vetting the originality of songs.
RISE Stages - July 11

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Blockstack Pledges to Enforce Patents for 'Defensive Purposes' Only
Blockstack, the startup building a decentralized backbone for Web 3.0, is open-sourcing its two patents – kinda.
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Big Tech Signs Rare Open Source Pledge to Boost Supplies During COVID-19
Major tech firms are opening their patents to allow developers to build much needed tools during the coronavirus crisis.
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Dish Network Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Anti-Piracy System
The satellite TV firm's newly published patent application details a means to combat online piracy using blockchain.
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