Attorney Diane Littlejohn serves as the Executive Director of the Technology Law and Policy Center at North Carolina Central University School of Law (NCCU). In addition, Ms. Littlejohn maintains her private practice, practicing primarily in intellectual property law.
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The metaverse is coming! The metaverse is coming! The metaverse is a virtual environment that bridges the gap between the virtual and physical world. Along with new possibilities for collaboration, the metaverse is rife with both legal opportunities and challenges. This presentation will discuss and provide an overview of what the metaverse is, privacy law and IP issues involved in the metaverse and what opportunities and challenges lawyers should be aware of in the metaverse.
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Date: March 29, 2023
Diane Littlejohn | Technology Law & Policy Center
Attorney Diane Littlejohn serves as the Executive Director of the Technology Law and Policy Center at North Carolina Central University School of Law (NCCU). In addition, Ms. Littlejohn maintains her private practice, practicing primarily in intellectual property law. While a student at NCCU, Ms. Littlejohn served as a staff editor on the NCCU Law Review as well as a senior editor on the Southern Region Black Law Students Association Law Journal (SRBLSA).
During her time as a student, Ms. Littlejohn published a legal article in the SRBLSA Law Journal concerning presidential security. Ms. Littlejohn has also been featured in publications including, Voyage Raleigh Magazine, Authority Magazine, and Canvas Rebel. She is originally from Omaha, Nebraska and spends her free time with her two dogs and enjoys listening to podcasts.
I. Privacy issues in the metaverse | 10:00am – 10:30am
II. IP issues/cases involving the metaverse | 10:30am – 11:00am
Break | 11:00am – 11:10am
III. New opportunities for lawyers and law firms in the metaverse | 11:10am – 11:40am