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Miramax’s NFT Suit Over Pulp Fiction

The Miramax film and tv studio, and its lawyers at Proskauer Rose, shook up both the IP and blockchain communities recently when Miramax sued to block film director Quentin Tarantino from selling non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of memorabilia from his 1994 blockbuster movie Pulp Fiction.

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The Miramax film and tv studio, and its lawyers at Proskauer Rose, shook up both the IP and blockchain communities recently when Miramax sued to block film director Quentin Tarantino from selling non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of memorabilia from his 1994 blockbuster movie Pulp FictionMiramax alleges in its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California that Tarantino’s plans to sell NFTs of “scenes,” artifacts and his hand-written screenplay infringe the studio’s copyrights and trademarks, breaches their contract and poses unfair competition. The case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Fernando Olguin in Los Angeles. Miramax LLC v. Tarantino, 2:2021-cv-08979.

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