Law in the Metaverse

Law in the Metaverse

Forbes | Schuyler Moore

Law in the Metaverse

Schuyler Moore | Forbes

The metaverse is the future; it involves wearing a headset that transports you to anywhere you want to go. You can do it on your own time and in your own home. So not only will you be able to watch something “when and where you want to” (the mantra of VOD), but now you will be able to be when and where you want to. Want to be on Mars? Want to race at the Indianapolis 500? Want to be at the battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC? No problem!
Many of the legal issues that arise (or will arise) in connection with the metaverse are tried and true intellectual property issues, but many have a unique spin given the unexplored legal terrain of the technology.

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Right of publicity


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Moore,S. (2021) Law in the Metaverse. Forbes.