Today’s press release from our partner DataVault brings the discussion about college athletics and Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) rights into full focus. Colleges and universities have been evaluating the benefits and costs of setting up a program to ‘tokenize’ certain aspects of their sports-related intellectual property by memorializing these aspects on a blockchain. A University […]
Blockchain enables an irrefutable and readily ascertainable ownership verification – either an authorized use appears as a transaction on the ledger or not.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has openly disputed the use of his name, image, likeness (NIL), aka image rights, in the electronic game industry. The legal challenge for athletes and celebrities, as well as institutional brands, centers around who owns what data rights? Ownership of data, on an equivalent level as property ownership, is a topic I have written […]