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Jessica Neer McDonald

Neer McD PLLC

Jessica Neer McDonald, Esq. is an intellectual property (IP) attorney based in Miami, Florida. She founded the IP law firm Neer McD PLLC where she advocates for creatives and entrepreneurs across a variety of industries, including digital art, sports, fashion, hospitality, web3, domain names, and more.

Jessica draws from her 6+ years of experience counseling clients, negotiating and drafting contracts, litigating in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and federal courts, and customizing global brand strategy. Moreover, her background in local, state, and federal government, including service as a General Counsel, enable swift navigation of regulatory landscapes.

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.

Futures
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Web3 and Law Firm Financials

Web3 and the metaverse is finally making its way to law firms with modern, tech savvy clients now seeking to pay lawyers with cryptocurrency or through other alternatives made possible by blockchain technology in exchange for services. But these new forms of payment can raise tax and ethics traps for the unwary. In this session, […]

Financial Management
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