Intellectual property in the digital space

The article examines the modern view of art in the digital space and the regulation of intellectual property in connection with this phenomenon. The author reveals the concept of blockchain and non-fungible token, their development and impact on the rights of creators. There are many challenges for digital artists today. One of them is that digital art objects can be easily copied as many times as you want. Yes, many will say that you can just save a picture and such saved copies would not
more » ... r from the original. But there is one nuance, or rather the opportunity provided by NFT – it's the right to own the original version of the work. It is like having an original painting on display at the Louvre, and other reproductions and copies outside it will only promote and increase the value of this work, as it will become more recognizable. Therefore, NFT allows you to capture your intellectual property rights, which are confirmed in the blockchain. The use of NFT can be a new tool in the field of intellectual property management, creating new opportunities for the market and its participants, making it more convenient, because transactions with tokens are cheap, simple and faster than transactions with real objects to which they are tied. It is worth noting that the hype surrounding the use of NFT does not revolutionize art, computer games, or intellectual property itself, but it does offer significant new opportunities that deserve attention.
doi:10.37750/2616-6798.2021.3(38).243810 fatcat:artq7qqgv5djpauvol5a55zhcu