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  • Indie Legals 1.02: Intellectual property rights

    Indie Legals 1.01 dealt with setting up a company. This next post deals with the intellectual property rights that a games business may have. The value of a games business predominantly resides in the intellectual property which...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Censorship, IPs’ and Business

    Following the BT/Newbinz decision, an argument about censorship, IP rights and business models broke out on Twitter. The discussion is presented here as a single post, collated with storify. Weighing in on the debate featured here are:...

    • 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 9 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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  • Guest post: Surprise development yesterday stops January’s new ‘Online Youth Protection’ laws in Germany

    This is a guest post from Konstantin Ewald, partner at Osborne Clarke, a law firm with a strong games practice. Games publishers operating in the German market do not now have to apply substantial new German Online...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Guest Post: What you need to know about Youth Protection rules for games in Germany

    This is a guest post from Konstantin Ewald, partner at Osborne Clarke, a law firm with a strong games practice. Since this post was written, two German states failed to ratify the law. The situation is currently...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • 5 (Avoidable) Legal Mistakes Made By Games Companies

    This week, we have a guest post by Andy Moseby of law firm Kemp Little. He argues that thinking about legal issues early can save massive financial headaches later. $400m for ngMoco; $400m for Playfish; over $760m...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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