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Video games and the Law – get 10% off IBC’s legal conference

By on September 7, 2009

The games market is changing fast, and it’s hard to keep up with the legal implications.

That’s why IBC is running a conference on “Protecting & Exploiting Content in Video Games” on 29th September 2009.

Speakers include Seth Krauss, General Counsel at Take-Two (who just disclosed that the Hot Coffee scandal cost them $20 million), and legal friends of mine including Paul Gardner (Osborne Clarke), David Naylor (Field Fisher Waterhouse) and David Cran (Reynolds Porter Chamberlain).

Personally, I want to hear about:

  • In-game advertising: the legal pitfalls
  • Ownership of user-generated content in virtual worlds
  • Sony’s view on “combating the second-hand market”

All of these are goint to be covered at the conference, so I’m going to be there. I’ve negotiated a 10% discount for Gamesbrief readers if you want to attend as well.

So go ahead, register at using code VIP Code KW8057GBWB.

Hope to see you there.

About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: