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Tyler J. Harttraft


Bull Blockchain Law, LLP

Tyler J. Harttraft is a Partner at Bull Blockchain Law, LLP, where he focuses his practice on protecting the business interests of clients in various industries, providing efficient legal strategies for complex issues related to corporate governance, FinTech and digital asset regulations, and intellectual property matters.

Tyler regularly counsels global and U.S.-based clients on regulatory and compliance requirements for cutting-edge technologies such as blockchain technology and digital assets, offering clarity in navigating complex federal regulations enforced by FinCEN, the SEC, and the CFTC, and overlapping state laws and regulations. Tyler also advises entrepreneurs, corporate clients, and fund managers on regulatory frameworks applicable to crowdfunding and private securities offerings, private investment funds, investment companies, private equity fund sponsors, broker-dealers, money services businesses.

Tyler also counsels start-up clients on a host of legal matters, offering counsel on commercial transactions, developing protective website policies, and implementing brand protection strategies. Tyler’s IP advisory services, include negotiating and drafting IP licensing agreements, preparing and filing trademark applications with the USPTO, resolving legal disputes related to counterfeiting, infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, trade secrets, and licensing disputes. Tyler remains active in the legal community’s latest trademark discussions as a member of the American Bar Association’s Trademarks and Unfair Competition Division.

Tyler is a member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, a non-profit trade association created for financial market professionals and legal practitioners dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of developments in blockchain technology and smart contracts.

Recent Articles by Tyler J. Harttraft

Where Does Blockchain Fit in Digital Rights Management?

The lawsuit is the latest example of content creators chasing down a third party that does not directly infringe content but rather facilitates infringement through a combination of its own hardware and third-party software… Currently, the increasingly proposed solution for safeguarding digital information is blockchain technology. Blockchain is being implemented in various industries to solve inefficiencies in areas from identity protection to supply chain management… To understand blockchain technology as a potential solution to the problems posed in the digital rights management space, one must first understand what the technology is and how it operates.