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
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.
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at common questions about copyright and the public domain. Depending on the facts, there could still be legal protection.
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.
In order to qualify for federal copyright protection, a minimum spark of creativity or originality is required. However, just meeting this standard does not always give the greatest protection under U.S. copyright law. Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck explains the concept of “thin” copyright protection.
On Aug. 6, 2014, video-streaming website Twitch.tv announced that it would implement a new system, similar to YouTube’s ContentID, that would automatically flag and mute unlicensed audio in certain videos. Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at this new system and some of the criticisms of Twitch.