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Webinar

Cannabis in the Metaverse: Real Issues in a Virtual World


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Faculty:
Belle Borovik |  Steve Schain |  Evan Horowitz |  Hannah Stitt
Duration:
1 Hour
SKU:
INCBA12142022metaWEB
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after program date.

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Description

In this session speakers will join Belle Borovik, Horst Counsel/Associate General Counsel and Head of IP at Chia Network Inc., to share their knowledge and understanding of Web 3.0, including: addressing issues central to blockchain and cryptocurrency, such as securities implications around tokenization and fiat; providing an overview of IP issues related to the Metaverse and NFTs; and discussing clients' need for ongoing support with the same old issues in this new disruptive space.

Special guest: Evan Horowitz from WeedClub, will speak to the issues as they pertain to his everyday - the client's - perspective.

Steve Schain - steve@smart-counsel.com -  will impart on the masses his knowledge and understanding of the blockchain and cryptocurrency, including addressing some of the securities issues around tokenization and fiat. (10-12min)

Belle Borovik  - b.borovik@chia.net will follow his presentation with a brief overview of IP issues related to NFTs and the Metaverse. (10-11min) 

Evan Horowitz - e@weedclub.com - will examine/discuss the issues just raised as they pertain to his everyday - the client's perspective. (10-11min)

Hannah Stitt  - hannah@tectoniclaw.com - will close out the presentation with a quick discussion of how clients in this new disruptive space still need help with the same old issues. (10-11min)

Credits


General

This program is eligible for 1 hours of General CLE credit in 60-minute states, and 1.2 hours of General CLE credit in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. 

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Faculty

Belle Borovik's Profile

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Law Clerk

University of San Francisco School of Law


Belle Borovik practices intellectual property law, focusing on trademarks and copyrights in regulated industries.  Ms. Borovik performs domestic and international trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, and portfolio management, and counsels clients with U.S. and International trademark portfolios. Ms. Borovik also handles infringement matters on social media platforms and represents clients in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution (UDRP), in court and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).  Ms. Borovik drafts, reviews, and negotiates trademark and copyright licenses and assignments, settlement agreements, trademark co-existence agreements, intellectual property purchase agreements, software licenses, software development agreements, nondisclosure agreements, independent contractor agreements (including work-for-hire agreements), and marketing services agreements. Ms. Borovik graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law with honors, where she was Executive Editor of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Senior Editor of the USF Law Review, a board member for the University of San Francisco Moot Court Board, and a winner of the Best Oral Argument award in the University of San Francisco Moot Court Advocate of the Year Competition. Ms. Borovik was also a founder of the USF Space and Aeronautical Law Association. 
Prior to entering law school, Ms. Borovik received training as a neuroscientist, and successfully combined her love of music and science by creating a research-based music program for toddlers. Ms. Borovik is a mom to a 10-year-old philosopher, and a 7-year-old mad scientist, who both inspire her every move.


Steve Schain's Profile

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Senior Counsel

Smart Counsel


Evan Horowitz's Profile

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Co-Founder

WeedClub


Evan Horowitz, 50, is the Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Farmhouse since its inception in January 2014. Mr. Horowitz is responsible for the management and execution of business development, market strategies, social media and brand development. Prior to Farmhouse, he was Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of multiple technology businesses primarily in the affiliate networking, advertising and domaining channels. As Co-Inventor on two prior-issued and subsequently monetized technology patents, he has firsthand intellectual property expertise related to branding, marketing, startups, defense and growth. Mr. Horowitz studied Mass Communications at the University of California, Berkeley, 1990 to 1994.


Hannah Stitt's Profile

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Partner

Tectonic, LLP


Hannah Stitt is an intellectual property litigator and partner at Tectonic, LLP (based in San Francisco, California). She resolves disputes for owners and executives related to brands, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, consumer protection and privacy claims in California's state and federal courts.  She represents domestic and international clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

 

Ms. Stitt has served cannabis industry clients since before the regulated market emerged in California. Over the years as the industry grew, her legal practice transitioned from transactional and compliance work into intellectual property and business litigation. Ms. Stitt has been an essential member of the INCBA Ethics Committee since 2018, instructing other attorneys on how to provide services to the cannabis industry without jeopardizing their law practices and developing policy in individual jurisdictions designed to protect attorneys serving the industry. Her advice and counsel has shaped the market.

Ms. Stitt attended U.C. Davis for her undergraduate education, earning degrees in both Religious Studies and Film Studies. She graduated from U.C. Hastings College of the Law in 2015 with a concentration in intellectual property law.  She has been named a Northern California Rising Star by her colleagues in the legal profession continuously since 2019 (a distinction granted to less than 2.5% of lawyers).


Please send her a message through tectoniclaw.com.


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