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The Emerging Patent Risk for Blockchain Technology

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Jul 20, 2018 5:30PM - 7:30PM PST

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Worldwide patent filings directed to blockchain technology are increasing at an exponential rate. As a result, even the open-source ethos in the community will not insulate innovators from patent risk. Rimon's Patent Strategy Partner, Marc Kaufman, will discuss the patent landscape, the commensurate risk, and how it can be managed with an

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ICOs: “One Giant Leap for the SEC?”

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · June 19, 2018
William Hinman, Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance, announced last week that Ether was not a security.  He also provided the broadest look yet as to how the SEC analyzes ICOs. FinTech Partner, Dror Futter analyzes what it all means in the article below. Read the full article here. In addition to a

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How to Efficiently Review ICO Whitepapers?

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · May 01, 2018
Rimon Law Fintech Partner, Dror Futter, was quoted in this Cointelligence article which elicited feedback from 24 people active in the ICO ecosystem.  The comments focused on what investors should look for when reviewing ICO whitepapers. Of course, ICO issuers should also keep these comments in mind when they draft their whitepapers or

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Time for an ICO Safe Harbor?

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · April 25, 2018
FinTech Partner, Dror Futter, highlights criteria for a potential ICO Safe Harbor. The Safe Harbor would create some certainty amidst what until now has been a great deal of regulatory uncertainty with respect to the status of tokens under US securities laws. Read the full article here. In addition to a growing blockchain

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Key Aspects from NVCA’s Series A Model Legal Updates

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · April 04, 2018
The National Venture Capital Association has posted updates to its widely utilized Series A finance model legal documents.  Rimon Law partner Dror Futter, a member of the drafting group that maintains the forms, provides a summary of the most significant changes. Click here to view the article.

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Applications of Blockchain for Business, Take-Aways from the Tel Aviv Fintech Week Conference

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · March 08, 2018
At the recent Tel Aviv Fintech week conference, Rimon Partner, Dror Futter, and BriefTrace CMO, Omer Gonen, discuss the contract infrastructure that would be required to get enterprise legal departments comfortable with the use of smart contracts. To read about this and other blockchain enterprise applications click here.

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Rimon Partner, Dror Futter, Moderates ICO Panel to Capacity Crowd for Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · March 02, 2018
With cryptocurrencies and blockchain featuring prominently in the news on a daily basis, Rimon Partner Dror Futter moderated a panel to a  a capacity-plus crowd of Tigers and friends at the Forchelli Conference Center at Brooklyn Law School on February 22 for TigerTalks in the City: Bitcoin, Blockchain, ICOs and More. You can see video

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Should Issuers Consider Off-Shore Crowd-Selling Their ICO’s?

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · March 02, 2018
The environment for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the US has changed dramatically in the past few months. Crowdfundinsider.com interviewed ICO expert and Rimon Partner Dror Futter for an interview on the latest changes. Crowdfundinsider.com posed a series of questions to Futter about hosting a token sale outside the US. Click

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Blockchain Law: ICO Regulation and Other Legal Considerations in the Blockchain Ecosystem

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · February 23, 2018
Venture Capital and Technology Partner, Dror Futter, published a comprehensive update on the state of Blockchain Law.  Titled: "Blockchain Law: ICO Regulation and Other Legal Considerations in the Blockchain Ecosystem" and published by the Practicing Law Institute (PLI), a leading provider of legal CLE, the article

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Rimon’s Dror Futter in the Financial Times “Guide to Bitcoin and Blockchain”

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · February 20, 2018
Venture capital and technology Partner, Dror Futter, spoke extensively with Financial Times for its Guide to help advisers understand the trends, opportunities and risks involved with Bitcoin and blockchain. Among different topics, he discussed the driving rise in cryptocurrency over the past 7 years; blockchain’s potential uses in

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