Hey all! If you’re headed to Gen Con 2019 in Indianapolis this year and are interested in getting your game law questions answered, I’ve got good news. I’m going to be doing a Tabletop Game Legal Q&A on Friday at noon, in room ICC 232. I’ve invited a guest, former lawyer and current owner of Restoration Games, Justin Jacobson, to attend as well. So with two brilliant legal minds in…
Worried about the Supreme Court copyright registration decision? Check out this post to learn what it means for game developers and what to do about it!
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.