Many creators neglect to take care of finding out whether something they want to use is already copyrighted. Here’s how!
A final decision has been handed down in the 2-year copyright infringement case involving the card game Bang! and its clone, Legends of the Three Kingdoms. The backstory Back in 2014, the creators of the card game Bang! filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Chinese company Yoka Games and their US distributor, ZiKo Games, LLC. At issue was Yoka’s game Legends of the Three Kingdoms, which Bang! publisher DaVinci Editrice…
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck takes a look at the question of whether or not a copyright holder should enforce their copyrights, including a look at the potential fan backlash it could cause.
Check out my new guest post on Jamey Stegmaier’s Kickstarter Lessons blog. In this post, I discuss some of the common questions that Kickstarter creators ask about copyright!
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at some of the common consequences of copyright infringement, including DMCA takedowns and statutory damages.
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at the big reason you should register your copyrights sooner than later: more money. A prompt registration allows you to get damages for infringement without having to prove how you were actually damaged.
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at the potential copyright infringement problem with Paula Deen’s new mobile game, including the standard for proving infringement.
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck discusses two recent lawsuits filed over mobile game clones – Big Duck Games’ Flow Free and Glu Mobile’s Deer Hunter 2014.