7.11.2016

Rise of the Video Game (Legal Issues)

According to attorney and video game fan Brent Lorentz, here are 3 areas that will necessitate you hiring a lawyer one day if you work in video games (besides the normal matters of corporate law, contract law, intellectual property law and entertainment law for video game makers, middlemen and artists already prevalent):
  • To represent top video gaming talent like sports stars. 
  • To unravel the gambling angle and determine whether the games are “games of skill” or “games of chance.” 
  • To address legal issues in a virtual world as it parallels the real one:  (“Virtual infringement,” anyone?)
For a quick preview of the above issues, check out the article here.  

If you work in video games, make them or sell them, and need help with contracts, starting and running your company, protecting your trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks then contact me at danny@djimlaw.com or call me at 929.322.3546.
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