Blockchain Disputes: What attorneys need to know

Michael Hewitt
Michael Hewitt
Sideman & Bancroft LLP

Michael H. Hewitt is an attorney with Sideman & Bancroft LLP's Brand Integrity and Innovation, Litigation and Appeals, and Intellectual Property groups.

Lyndsey Heaton
Lyndsey Heaton
Sideman & Bancroft LLP

Lyndsey C. Heaton is a partner in the Brand Integrity and Innovations Group, the Litigation and Appeals group, and the Intellectual Property group.

On-Demand: March 10, 2022

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Program Summary

A discussion of key issues affecting disputes involving blockchain technology, including disputes involving NFTs and ownership, and a review of key technologies and legal cases in the United States that may impact blockchain disputes in the future.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Latest blockchain technologies that lawyers should be aware of NFTs and IP rights
  • Existing laws that apply to disputes involving blockchain technology
  • Review of dispute resolution mechanisms and options and current cases

Date / Time: March 10, 2022

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Central
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Mountain
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific

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Speakers

Michael Hewitt_Sideman & Bancroft LLP_myLawCLEMichael Hewitt | Sideman & Bancroft LLP

Michael H. Hewitt is an attorney with Sideman & Bancroft LLP’s Brand Integrity and Innovation, Litigation and Appeals, and Intellectual Property groups. Mr. Hewitt works with clients to protect their brand portfolio through unique and effective enforcement mechanisms. Mr. Hewitt has a particular interest in blockchain technology and NFTs and has written on the subject for Law360.

 

Lyndsey Heaton_Sideman & Bancroft LLP_myLawCLELyndsey Heaton | Sideman & Bancroft LLP

Lyndsey C. Heaton is a partner in the Brand Integrity and Innovations Group, the Litigation and Appeals group, and the Intellectual Property group. Ms. Heaton specializes in high stakes intellectual property litigation involving, trade secrets, trademarks, unfair competition, copyrights, patents, counterfeiting, and intellectual property theft. She also has a broad range of experience prosecuting and defending complex, commercial litigation. She has tried both bench and jury cases in the state and federal courts of California and New York and has handled appeals to the Ninth and Second Circuits.

Agenda

I. Latest blockchain technologies that lawyers should be aware of NFTs and IP rights | 12:00pm – 12:30pm
II. Existing laws that apply to disputes involving blockchain technology | 12:30pm – 12:45pm
III. Review of dispute resolution mechanisms and options and current cases | 12:45pm – 1:00pm