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  • Can you sell second hand games legally? Should you?

    Jas Purewal, an interactive entertainment lawyer at Osborne Clarke and writer of Gamer/Law, takes a look at the fraught question of the legality of second hand sales of games. The second hand sale of digital content (including...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • How do I get paid what I’m owed?

    Q: I'm owed money by a former supplier/developer/publisher/other who won't pay me. What can I do? A: follow this process:

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Dear Jas 3: contracts and consumer protection

    I’ve recently been told that just because something is in a contract does not mean it is enforceable, particularly in consumer contracts like EULA. There are rules about “fairness”, “unenforceability” and so on which means that contracts...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Dear Jas 2: Respecting intellectual property

    Video games law expert Jas Purewal answers the question: How much do I have to change my game for it not to infringe another game?

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Dear Jas 1: Setting up as an indie developer

    Q: I’m thinking of setting up as an indie developer. Should I work as a sole trader or set a company up?

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Demystifying copyright and games

    If you want to protect your games, you need to understand copyright law. It's that simple. The problem is that many people get pretty hot under the collar about copyright law and think it does...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Demystifying trademarks and games

    This is a guest post from Jas Purewal, a games lawyer and author of games law blog Gamer/Law. You can follow him on Twitter. Trade marks are generating a lot of heat in the games industry right...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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