A practical guide for indie devs on evaluating and negotiating a publishing deal.
A short piece on why player agreements are important in esports (to both orgs and players) and some tips for when it comes to negotiation.
Slides from my talk at EGX 2016 - a general overview of esports with a particular focus on considerations for devs.
This is a slightly fleshed out version of my slides from my presentation at Rezzed 2016 all about publishing agreements - how to get it right and not get screwed (for both devs and publishers).
Part 2 in a new series of quick legal lessons for indie game devs.
TODAY’S TOPIC: CHECK YOUR GAME NAME BEFORE YOU COMMIT!
Part 1 in a new series of quick legal lessons for indie devs.
TODAY’S TOPIC: IF YOU’RE WORKING WITH CONTRACTORS, MAKE SURE YOU ACTUALLY OWN YOUR STUFF
If you are an EU business that sells video games (or pretty much anything else) online, there’s a new piece of consumer protection legislation you need to know about.
Sony attempts to trade mark the term 'Let's Play' - can they legally do this?
$100m mobile game copyright infringement case settle for…a court-ordered public apology?
Indie studio forced to change upcoming game's name after objection from Diesel clothing company.
How does the new UK Consumer Rights Act affect you? Here's a handy practical guide I wrote
A quick guide to the ins and outs of employees and contractor and who owns the intellectual property in the work they create.
How much does it cost to get your game PEGI rated? Here's how to find out.
The European Commission might soon impose VAT on crowdfunding rewards - what could this mean for you?
Are age ratings for video games "legally binding"? Come find out
Atari demands takedown from stores of TxK, a spiritual successor to popular 80s game Tempest - find out why.
What is crowdfunding and who's responsible when something goes wrong?
Nintendo announces its new 'Content Creator Policy' - what does this mean for Lets Players?
Microsoft announces what you can and can't do with their games on service like Twitch and YouTube - what does this mean for Lets Players?
What are your legal rights when you buy a game which doesn't function as intended?
What's the deal with celebrity likenesses in video games - is this legal?
Jim Sterling receives DMCA takedown notice after giving a negative first impression of a game - what's going on?
Header Photo: (c) owned by Square Enix - thanks for making Vivi so awesome!