Property Rights in Digital Assets (Digital Assets Series – Part 1)

Part 1 of our 'What Happens to Digital Assets when you Die Series' looking at Property Rights.

Dave Michels, a researcher at the Cloud Legal Project, Queen Mary University of London, explains what happens to digital assets when you die and the effect the recent Law Commission proposal may have.

This 1 hour session looks at

  • What is currently recognised as ‘Property’ in English Property Law?
  • What impact might the Law Commissions’ proposal for ‘Data Objects’ as a new category have?
  • What does all this mean in practice for different kinds of Digital Assets including:
    • Crypto-tokens
    • Digital Files
    • Email Accounts
    • In Game assets
    • Domain Names

This webinar was recorded on Tuesday 29th November 2022.

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