Jayaram Law

Web3, AI and IP: An Interview with Vivek Jayaram

In this episode

Hosts Siva Avvaru, yWhales Solutions Managing Partner, and Sue Marks, yWhales Board Member, speak with Vivek Jayaram, Founder of Jayaram Law. Jayaram Law advises individuals and companies around the world, supporting cutting-edge creators, innovators, and change-makers. Vivek talks about the influx of questions on AI that the legal environment has been receiving over the last year and the current issues with legislation. He also explains why tech is now becoming ubiquitous and intertwined with almost all industries, making it necessary for businesses to become tech-enabled in order to stay competitive.

About Vivek Jayaram

Vivek Jayaram is an attorney. But as Founder of Jayaram Law, he’s also a successful entrepreneur, which gives him a sound base for advising other entrepreneurs, creatives, and the companies they run. From groundbreaking artists and Web 3.0 innovators, to unique international brands in fashion and new media, Vivek handles their intellectual property transactions and disputes, corporate deals, and acts as an outside general counsel. Alongside the day job, Vivek teaches intellectual property and entertainment law courses at the University of Miami Law School and Co-Founder of Sweat Records Records, an independent record label producing and distributing music from Miami's most exciting new acts.

Prior to founding Jayaram Law, he was an associate at Greenberg Traurig, as well as a law clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. You’ll learn about: Why brands need to protect ownership and IP rights How legislation can lead the future of web3 Why community engagement is key to the success of fractionalized ownership


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Jayaram Law’s Website: https://jayaramlaw.com/
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Guest Social Links:
Vivek’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vivekjaya...


You’ll learn about:

Why brands need to protect ownership and IP rights 

How legislation can lead the future of web3

Why community engagement is key to the success of fractionalized ownership



00:00 Siva’s intro 

00:40 Vivek’s intro

09:54  How clients approach IP in Web3

17:48 The chaos around AI

22:37 Theoretical questions on AI

28:35 When can we no longer trademark? 

38:35 Trademark expansion

41:49 Where will legislation lead us

46:03 Creators & securities

50:21 Royalties & fractionalized ownership

54:53 Advice for young lawyers, students & the next generation


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DISCLAIMER: yWhales is not affiliated with YPO. Support and production for today’s episode was done by Truth Work Media. Nothing in the podcast constitutes professional and/or financial advice, nor does any information on the podcast constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto.

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