Tarantino Asks Courtroom To Dismiss “Pulp Fiction” NFT Lawsuit

Quentin Tarantino has requested a Los Angeles federal court docket to dismiss a copyright lawsuit filed by Miramax towards his “Pulp Fiction” NFT venture. 

Tarantino, the director and screenwriter of the 1994 movie, mentioned Miramax LLC can't block his public sale of “Pulp Fiction” non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as a result of they're based mostly solely on his screenplay, which he alleges the studio has no rights to.  

In a Tuesday court docket submitting, Tarantino mentioned that the NFTs grant entry to pictures of Tarantino’s early scripts and customized commentary, however no content material from the movie itself.

Nonetheless, on Wednesday, Miramax’s lawyer mentioned that Tarantino’s movement ignores that their authentic settlement grants Miramax “all rights (together with all copyrights and logos) in and to the movie (and all components thereof in all phases of growth and manufacturing).”

Tarantino was sued by Miramax in November after blockchain supplier Secret Community introduced the director deliberate to promote tokens of seven uncut “Pulp Fiction” scenes involving “secrets and techniques” and unique content material.

The case marks one of many first mental property disputes over NFTs. 

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