Yujun Huang (University of Washington; Macau University of Science and Technology) has posted “Comparative Study: How Metaverse Connect with China Laws” on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
This paper is divided into three parts. The first part introduces the background, concept and development of the “metaverse”. The second part describes the possible disputes over rights and obligations in the metaverse scenario, including disputes over civil rights such as identity rights, personality rights, property rights, intellectual property rights and tort liability, and then explains and analyzes the Chinese laws that may apply to govern these disputes. In the third part, some dispute resolution proposals for resolving disputes that may exist in the metaverse world are presented.