Collaborating with some other people on a project? You need to get it in writing. Check out my Ultimate Guide to Collaboration Agreements!
Indie devs – are you wary of entering into a deal with a big publisher? Good. You should be. There are a number of ways that you can be screwed over in a publishing deal if you just sign the contract they send you. Those contracts are generally pretty one-sided, or leave out crucial details whose absence can make your game dev life very, very difficult. Lucky for you, I’ve…
Are you an indie dev who is thinking about signing an agreement with a publisher? I teamed up with Black Shell Media’s Raghav Mathur recently to discuss some important things to watch out for in these publishing agreements. There are a lot of big pitfalls that could seriously impact your ability to make money from the deal or your control over the IP. The five issues we discuss are: Unreasonable…
Contract attorney Zachary Strebeck gives some tips for lawyers on learning typography, setting up Word and making their contracts more readable for clients.
Apple has angered publishers by including an opt-out requirement for inclusion in their new News app. Internet lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at why this is odd.
Contracts are the lifeblood of any creative industry. Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at some of the essential contract terms that a developer needs when hiring an artist or programmer.
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at two big mistakes that developers make in their contracts. These mistakes could cause big trouble down the road and should be avoided at all costs.
A website or mobile app’s Terms of Service is an important document, especially when users file a lawsuit. Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck delves into one of the critical mistakes that some companies make that can make their Terms of Service dead in the water.