• Creator Economy Law Newsletter – Issue #12

    Creator Economy Law Newsletter – Issue #12

    My copyright C&D response checklist, stock-pumping influencers charged by SEC/DOJ, Remember Flipboard?, Nintendo’s documentary takedown, and more! This is Creator Economy Law, a newsletter dedicated to exploring and analyzing the legal issues surrounding the creator economy, creators, and internet platforms. If you enjoy what you’re reading, share with friends, and invite them to subscribe using […]

  • Enter the Fediverse: Legal Issues for Decentralized Social Media

    Enter the Fediverse: Legal Issues for Decentralized Social Media

    Today, I presented to the ABA IP Section on Mastodon and the fediverse. Read below to find out more! What is Mastodon? It’s a decentralized social network that operates across independently run servers that maintain an underlying interoperable framework to allow the formation of one global social network. Think of it like this: You live […]

  • Will the U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office establish a national commission on artificial intelligence?

    Will the U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office establish a national commission on artificial intelligence?

    Will the U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office establish a national commission on artificial intelligence? We have a response… The USCO and USPTO have sent a reply letter to Senators Tillis and Coons responding to a letter sent by the Senators in October 2022 regarding IP issues related to artificial intelligence. […]

  • Nintendo Issues DMCA Takedown for YouTube Documentary on Unreleased Zelda Game

    Nintendo Issues DMCA Takedown for YouTube Documentary on Unreleased Zelda Game

    Nintendo of America, Inc. has issued a DMCA takedown for a documentary uploaded to YouTube… but why? 🧐 Back in October 2022, the YouTube channel Did You Know Gaming uploaded a documentary exploring the lost history of a Nintendo game that was never made. Video game studio Retro Studios submitted a pitch to Nintendo nearly […]

  • How does Google develop policy at YouTube?

    How does Google develop policy at YouTube?

    Global Head of Trust & Safety Matt Halprin and Vice President, Product Management, Jennifer Flannery O’Connor recently shared insights into policy development processes at the company. Here are some key takeaways: 📌 Top Goal: preventing egregious real-world harm 📍 Consistently reviewing and updating policy as laws, regulations, and information/data change and evolve.📍 Collaboration with NGOs, […]

  • Yuga Labs and Celebs Sued over Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs

    Yuga Labs and Celebs Sued over Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs

    A class action lawsuit was filed in California against Yuga Labs and a large number of celebrities over Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs. It’s a 95 page complaint, so I’m just going to leave this here… 😂 The case is Adonis Real v. Yuga Labs, Inc. (2:22-cv-08909). Download via Court Listener.

  • Creator Economy Law Newsletter – Issue #11

    Creator Economy Law Newsletter – Issue #11

    My influencer agreement checklist, Adobe now sells AI stock, Discord launches subs, Oversight Board shames Meta, SCOTUS briefs filed, and more! This is Creator Economy Law, a newsletter dedicated to exploring and analyzing the legal issues surrounding the creator economy, creators, and internet platforms. If you enjoy what you’re reading, share with friends, and invite […]

  • How Settling For Less Can Lead to More When It Comes to Career Satisfaction

    How Settling For Less Can Lead to More When It Comes to Career Satisfaction

    At the beginning of our careers, we are often not afforded the luxury of landing a co-called ‘dream job’, if such a thing even exists. In a season of high turnover matched with strong demand for talent, it’s easy to get lost in the concept of chasing the next great role or company. The adage ‘the grass […]

  • How to Get the ‘LinkedIn Helped Me Get This Job’ Badge

    How to Get the ‘LinkedIn Helped Me Get This Job’ Badge

    Did you land your current gig because of LinkedIn? If you wouldn’t be where you are right now because of LinkedIn, then you can add this exclusive badge to your profile. Here’s how! In 2020, LinkedIn started rolling out a new feature on its platform that allows users to indicate when they got a job […]

  • How To Quit Your Job — The Right Way

    How To Quit Your Job — The Right Way

    Thinking of leaving your current job for a new opportunity? Take a moment and consider some steps you can take to resign the right way, without leaving any bridges burned, or suffering from major regrets six months into your new gig. In this article, I’m going to walk through how to quit your job… the […]