Miramax, Tarantino and a Fight Over Bright Shiny ObjectsNovember 22, 2021 – Media Mention
Litigation attorney Aaron Moss published an original post on his blog "Copyright Lately" titled "Miramax, Tarantino and a Fight Over Bright Shiny Objects." His thoughts were quoted in the Los Angeles Times' The Wide Shot, which brings news, analysis, and insights on everything from streaming wars to production, and in the Intellectual Property section of Bloomberg Law.
The Los Angeles Times' "The Wide Shot" Excerpt:
“NFTs are clearly the bright shiny object that’s driving the parties to court and attracting public interest in the lawsuit,” Moss wrote. “But the less-shiny reality is that this is primarily a contract dispute — a fight about whether the publication rights Quentin Tarantino reserved in his agreement with Miramax include the right to sell digital screenplay scans.”
Bloomberg Law Excerpt:
“The question really has to do with does the image that you’re selling or displaying or distributing, does that itself violate someone’s copyright?” Moss said. “The fact that it’s being done as an NFT, I don’t think really should matter.