Intellecutal Property Law
Distribution or Information Network Dissemination: A Prospect for the Legal Characterization of NFT Digital Work Transaction
Part 1 of this article will first highlight the core issue of the debate by identifying the stages in the NFT digital work transaction. A theoretical comparison of distribution and information network dissemination will be depicted in Part 2. Part 3 will therefore illustrate that the sale of NFT digital works is more appropriate to be deemed as an act of distribution instead of information network dissemination. Part 4 will further focus on the flaws of the judgment of China’s first NFT case. Finally, Part 5 will conclude the article and prospect the future of China’s copyright law legislation or interpretation.
China Law Update 15 Tsinghua China L. Rev. (2023)