I’ve explained NFTs in another post. With a good concept and a computer or smartphone, anybody can make blockchain-registered art. If this piece is popular, the inventor might make millions.
Some NFTs utilise copyright-protected graphics and photos without authorization. This is unlawful.
Brazilian law and international copyright law (the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, 1886) protect works from abuse, which may cause issues for creators, sellers, and buyers.
Article 29 of Law No. 9,610/1998 bans using a work without permission, and article 9 of the Berne Convention says the same. Many laws forbid its usage, however these two articles show.
I created adore dogs NFT. Nobody may use my work without permission. Even the person who buys this NFT can’t do that since the moral right to the work’s authorship is and always will be mine, under article 24 of the Brazilian copyright law.
All NFTs are sold on platforms that trade these assets, therefore the aggrieved may request that the NFT be withdrawn from the trading basis, barring any additional trading.
You may also seek the work’s selling price. Trading systems maintain pricing history, so the author must pay the value he earned with the work.