With millions of dollars at stake, the legal battle over the Pulp Fiction “NFT” copyrights is heating up. Quentin Tarantino recently asked the court to dismiss the case because he still owns the rights to the screenplay. However, Miramax now argues that the movie director’s ‘limited rights’ only apply to print publications and not NFTs.
Last fall, movie director Quentin Tarantino announced that he would auction ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs to the public.
These NFTs would unlock handwritten scripts and exclusive custom commentary from Tarantino, assets that many fans would like to get their hands on.
NFTs are not without copyright issues, however, as Quentin Tarantino swiftly discovered. Movie studio Miramax, which owns most of the rights to the film, sees the plan as a contract breach and copyright infringement.
NFT Copyright Battle
In a lawsuit filed at a California federal court last November, the movie company accused the director of attempting to cash…