The Growing Complexity Of Commercial Rights Issues In NFTs

By Stuart Levi, Mana Ghaemmaghami and Gabriel Mohr (May 6, 2022, 6:15 PM EDT) -- Although it has only been a little over a year since nonfungible tokens came into the mainstream, the industry has taken a number of twists and turns, not the least of which is the granting of certain commercial exploitation rights in the digital works associated with an NFT.

However, this trend has uncovered an inherent issue with attaching contractual rights to NFTs. It is an issue for which there is not yet a definitive solution, which is creating potential issues for rights holders, NFT issuers and NFT owners.

In order to understand this issue, one needs to keep in mind that...

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