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Tuesday 28 March 2023

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

7th Session of the WIPO Conversation on IP & Frontier Technologies: IP and the Metaverse

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold the Seventh Session of the WIPO Conversation on Intellectual Property and Frontier Technologies (formerly WIPO Conversation on IP and AI) on 29 and 30 March 2023.

The theme of the seventh session is “IP and the Metaverse”, aiming to bring together stakeholders to discuss the challenges the metaverse may pose to the IP system. The broad spectrum of frontier technologies enabling the metaverse, like AI, blockchain and the NFTs, AR and VR technologies, the Internet of Things and data processing, will be addressed.

The agenda comprises the following topics:
  • “All information looks like noise until you break the code” – Decoding the Metaverse.
  • Blueprints, plans and IP stories from the architects building the Metaverse.
  • Economics of the Metaverse.
  • Living, working and playing in the Metaverse: IP stories from the Metaverse.
  • A multiverse of IP issues.
  • The Future of IP in the digital economy and a fully virtual world.
  • DAOs, NFTs, smart contracts and other fantastic beasts and IP.
  • Playing games and knowing the IP score: content and more in the Metaverse.
  • Jurisdiction and enforcing IP rights in the Metaverse.
  • Realizing the potential of the Metaverse.
  • Sharing session (Member States and IP Offices) – Open floor interventions and discussion: exchange of current practices between IP Offices on work around the Metaverse.
  • Open floor interventions (all participants).
The list of speakers is available here. The event will be held in a hybrid format. Registration was open for WIPO members & Observers (onsite) and a wider audience (virtual). If you haven’t registered, the live webcast of the session will be available here.

If you have a craving for more WIPO on IP and AI, do not forget to review here a list of sources at the bottom of the article.

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo