Navigating the Blockchain: Legal and technical insights (2024 Edition)

James Holbein
James Holbein
Braumiller Law Group

Jim Holbein has decades of experience in blockchain and digital assets, trade negotiating, tariff nomenclature, and import compliance.

Justin Holbein
Justin Holbein

Justin Holbein leverages a decade of experience in data analytics and crypto to help his clients build, launch, and improve web3 products.

Live Video-Broadcast: May 24, 2024

Navigating the Blockchain: Legal and technical insights (2024 Edition)

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Program Summary

We are providing an insight of the current state of regulation in the U.S. of blockchain, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency issues. This three-hour program will cover the technical aspects of the technology, its relations to intellectual property, recent court cases and the landscape of regulation, or lack thereof.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Understanding blockchain technology
  • Legal frameworks and regulations
  • Intellectual property and blockchain
  • Litigation and dispute resolution in blockchain
  • Trends to watch: 2024 blockchain

Date / Time: May 24, 2024

  • 11:00 am – 2:20 pm Eastern
  • 10:00 am – 1:20 pm Central
  • 9:00 am – 12:20 pm Mountain
  • 8:00 am – 11:20 am Pacific

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

James Holbein_FedBarJames Holbein | Braumiller Law Group

Jim Holbein has decades of experience in blockchain and digital assets, trade negotiating, tariff nomenclature, and import compliance. Since joining Braumiller Law Group in 2020, Jim has become an expert on digital assets and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). He is a former Federal Executive with more than 32 years of government experience, who most recently was responsible for supervising a professional staff maintaining the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. at the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). Jim managed the NAFTA trade dispute settlement process while at the U.S. Department of Commerce and serve as a diplomat and trade negotiator for the U.S. Department of State. Jim is the author of more than 50 books, articles and conference papers dealing with international trade, dispute settlement, and digital assets.

Instructor weblink: [email protected]

Instructor LinkedIn link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jim-holbein-1447b637

 

Justin Holbein_FedBarJustin Holbein

Justin Holbein leverages a decade of experience in data analytics and crypto to help his clients build, launch, and improve web3 products. Starting with buying bitcoin in 2014, Justin delved deeply into the sector and ran a crypto mining business in 2017-2018. After learning crypto hardware from the ground up, Justin learned smart contract development and launched his current web3 consulting business in 2022. Focusing on leveraging onchain insights and helping his clients parse crypto data, Justin has a passion for the transparency and ownership paradigms enabled by blockchain technology, and is focused on the use cases enabled by smart contract based tokens and the tokenization of real world assets.

Instructor weblink: [email protected]

Instructor LinkedIn link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justin-holbein-456431a3/

Agenda

I. Understanding blockchain technology | 11:00am – 11:30am

  • Blockchain: Definition, structure, and components
  • Blockchain Mechanisms: Consensus algorithms, cryptographic hashing, and distributed ledger technology
  • Smart Contracts: Definition, features, and applications
  • Public vs. Private Blockchains: Contrasts, use cases, and legal implications
  • Blockchain Platforms: Ethereum, Hyperledger, and others

II. Legal frameworks and regulations | 11:30am – 12:00pm

  • Cryptocurrency Regulation: Overview of regulatory landscape
  • Securities Law Implications: How blockchain-based assets are classified
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Smart Contract Legality: Enforceability and challenges

Break | 12:00pm – 12:10pm

III. Intellectual property and blockchain | 12:10pm – 1:10pm

  • Patents and Blockchain Innovations: Strategies for protecting blockchain-related inventions
  • Copyright Issues: Ownership and licensing of blockchain-based content
  • Trademarks and Brands on Blockchain: Challenges and opportunities
  • Open Source and Blockchain: Implications for licensing and collaboration

Break | 1:10pm – 1:20pm

IV. Litigation and dispute resolution in blockchain | 1:20pm – 1:50pm

  • Jurisdictional Challenges: Determining applicable law in blockchain disputes
  • Smart Contract Disputes: Legal remedies and challenges in enforcing smart contracts
  • Fraud and Cybercrime: Investigating and prosecuting blockchain-related crimes
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution: Prospects and challenges in blockchain disputes

V. Trends To Watch: 2024 blockchain | 1:50pm – 2:20pm

  • Tokenization
  • Decentralized Social
  • Bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs
  • Crypto and AI