California Lawyers for the Arts Presents
NFT'S: HOW DO THEY WORK?
You've probably heard a lot about NFTs, or "Non-Fungible Tokens," and how they're blowing up the art market. But what exactly is an NFT, and is this digital exchange a good fit for your creative practice? This workshop explains the basics of NFTs, how to sell your work as an NFT, and legal issues you may need to consider in the wild west of cryptocurrency.
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About the Speaker:
Nelson M. Rosario, Principal, Smolinski Rosario Law P.C.
Mr. Rosario is an attorney with a diverse set of skills and experience gained from working in private practice for multiple IP boutique law firms in Chicago, for the legal department of a large multi-national consumer electronics corporation, and for a federal magistrate judge. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Rosario worked as an election official for a government agency. Mr. Rosario’s practice has a strong focus on intellectual property, particularly patents and trademarks, and in legal issues related to blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Mr. Rosario has a background in computer science, and he writes and speaks regularly on emerging technology issues relevant to attorneys and entrepreneurs. In addition, Mr. Rosario teaches a class called “Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Law” at Illinois Tech, Chicago-Kent College of Law covering the legal and technology issues surrounding the blockchain space.
These workshops are made possible, in part, from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles Department of Arts and Culture; The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs; and the California Community Foundation. Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.