Imagine the scene. Your avatar is moving through a virtual world, interacting with other individuals, but as you leave one digital ecosystem and enter another, your avatar is suddenly naked. The moral of the story? Always check whether your avatar's costume is licensed in different metaverses! Our hosts Lee Davies and Gwilym Roberts grapple with this and other virtual IP conundrums with help from our guides in the metaverse, Dr Michaela MacDonald and Dr Gaetano Dimita of Queen Mary University, London.