Diane M. Littlejohn

NCCU School of Law

Attorney Diane Littlejohn serves as the Executive Director of the Technology Law and Policy Center at North Carolina Central University School of Law (NCCU). In addition, Ms. Littlejohn maintains her private practice, practicing primarily in intellectual property law. While a student at NCCU, Ms. Littlejohn served as a staff editor on the NCCU Law Review as well as a senior editor on the Southern Region Black Law Students Association Law Journal (SRBLSA).

During her time as a student, Ms. Littlejohn published a legal article in the SRBLSA Law Journal concerning presidential security. Ms. Littlejohn has also been featured in publications including, Voyage Raleigh Magazine, Authority Magazine and Canvas Rebel. She is originally from Omaha, Nebraska and spends her free time with her two dogs and enjoys listening to podcasts.

My Sessions

NFTs and Web3: What are They and How Does Intellectual Property Law Apply?

NFTs and Web3 projects have exploded in popularity, creating a confusing web of intellectual property disputes. This presentation will explore copyright and trademark issues in Web3 and NFTs, practical concerns for those who choose not to enter the Web3 space and unique opportunities for people of color to use NFTs to generate wealth.


The Fourth Dimension: Law in the Metaverse

The metaverse is more than just a name or a game. The virtual world has been integrating with the physical world since the public introduction of the internet. As more people and businesses embrace the Metaverse, there will be a sharper focus the problems of data rights, data security, misinformation and platform power. The metaverse […]