VIDEO: Video Game IP issues @theCSUSA #copyright

On March 22 2013 the Copyright Society of the USA NY Chapter presented: Game On! Videogame Clones and Killer IP at The Princeton Club in NYC. A panel of experts addressed a a recent flurry of groundbreaking court decisions affecting video game producers as well as IP owners whose characters, stories and music may find their way into videogames with or without permission, as well as the issues raised by game cloning and player-created avatars, in the context of a hypothetical video game from development through MMO expansion. Panelists: Brian Pyne, Director of Legal Affairs and Enforcement, Entertainment Software Rating Board ; Monica Corton, VP of Creative Affairs and Licensing at Next Decade Entertainment, Inc; Emilio B. Nicolas, Attorney, Jackson Walker LLP. Moderator was Stacy Allen, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP. Video is below. No transcript.

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