The experts describe “metaverse” as an alternate digital real-time existence offering a persistent, live, synchronous, and interoperable experience. It is where the real world meets the virtual world. Well, it sounds like science fiction but it’s going to be reality soon. The question is what are the legal issues and what remedies are available now.
Intellectual Property Issues
First, can copyright licenses protect the use of a work? The copyright laws should protect the original works as described in the applicable statutes such as the Copyright Act. In general, it protects original works of authorship, including, literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture.