Episode 38: Blockchain and IP, featuring Ted Mlynar and Ira Schaefer
This week, Staff Correspondent Alessandra Dagirmanjian speaks with Ted Mlynar and Ira Schaefer, Partner and Of Counsel, respectively, at Hogan Lovells LLP. Ted and Ira both work extensively with the Hogan Lovells’ Blockchain-Smart Contracts IPMT Working Group. Ted and Ira talk about their work with ethereum smart contracts, and how the blockchain can be used to protect intellectual property rights. They also discuss the important new roles for lawyers in implementing the technology, and resolving the legal issues surrounding it.
Ted’s bio can be found here: https://www.hoganlovells.com/ted-mlynar
Ira’s bio can be found here: https://www.hoganlovells.com/ira-schaefer
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