Law in the Metaverse

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Law in the Metaverse

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Addressing the key challenges faced by businesses, policymakers and individuals in the Metaverse, this practitioner's guide provides a holistic approach to the idea of the Metaverse, the rule of law, its regulation, and governance.

It takes key 'real life' legal issues commonly dealt with by legal practitioners, such as buying and selling property, consumer rights, disputes, estate planning and criminal law, and explains how these should be addressed in the Metaverse now as well as looking at its future evolution, regulation and governance.

Topics examined include virtual property rights, NFT, DAO, intellectual property, privacy, consumer protection, digital currency, and digital identity as well as looking at protection from harm, issues with jurisdiction and enforcement of rights. The book includes opinions and contributions from a range of specialist legal practitioners and technologists.

Offering practical considerations and insights into best practice the book ensures that legal practitioners are best placed to advise clients faces challenges or seeking advice on conduct and opportunities within the Metaverse.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Rule of Law, Principles of Justice and the Metaverse
3. The Legal Framework, Jurisdiction, Evidence and Proof in the Metaverse
4. Enforcement in the Metaverse
5. Contracting and Doing Business in the Metaverse
6. Intellectual Property in the Metaverse
7. The Industrial Metaverse
8. Sport, Entertainment and the Arts in the Metaverse
9. Purchasing Property in the Metaverse
10. Consumer Protection in the Metaverse
11. Money and the Metaverse
12. Relationships and Family Law in the Metaverse
13. Estate Planning in the Metaverse
14. Digital Identity
15. Data Protection, Privacy and the Metaverse
16. Are there Human Rights in the Metaverse?
17. Protecting Against Harm in the Metaverse
18. Dispute Resolution and the Metaverse
Glossary of Key Terms

Product details

Published 21 Nov 2024
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 344
ISBN 9781526530776
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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