Two Taft Minneapolis attorneys, Joey Balthazor and Seungwon Chung, were recently quoted in a Star Tribune article. The article, published on March 8, 2023, highlights the importance of trademark and IP law expertise now more than ever. A landmark verdict in a trademark by Hermès against a well known artist was “the first case that’s truly challenged trademark or intellectual property law for NFTs and crypto properties,” said Balthazor. Chung explains how he experienced an “increase of inquiries of clients wanting to properly register digital currency for tax purposes and in divorce settlements.” Read the full article here (subscription required).
Balthazor is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice. He counsels clients on a variety of intellectual property-related matters. Chung is an associate primarily focused in the area of domestic relations.