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Intellectual Property Rights in the Video Game Industry

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Produced on June 27, 2019

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Course Information

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

Video games are a multi-billion dollar market. Almost every aspect of a video game can be subject to intellectual protection and, as games continue to develop in complexity and realism, new protection and infringement issues arise. Mitchell Feller, a principal at the law firm of Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, will discuss how intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademark, rights of publicity, patent, and trade secrets, are applied to video games. He will also address recent IP disputes and challenges faced by game developers.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss how intellectual property rights can be applied to different aspects of video games
  2. Explore recent IP infringement disputes involving different aspects of video games
  3. Recognize IP issues in game development and identify common pitfalls and best practices

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Faculty

Mitchell Feller

Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, P.C.

Mitchell Feller is a principal with Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, P.C. Mr. Feller’s practice focuses on patents and related legal areas which involve the development and use of technology, including patent prosecution, offensive and defensive patent portfolio analysis and development, IP risk assessments, product clearance, litigation and strategic IP counseling.  Mr. Feller also provides general client counseling related to protection and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, and other aspects of intellectual property. He regularly works with companies that develop new software applications and is a former computer design engineer.



Reviews

MM
Mayu M.

Thank you

JV
Jay V.

Great discussion.

NM
Norajean M.

Interesting topic and presentation. Thank you.

RM
Ronald M.

Great course--checks every box for different types of IP protections. Best materials I have ever seen. The transcript is a great idea !

JA
James A.

Nice overview. Well paced. Very helpful examples.

JS
Janet S.

Excellent examples.

JF
J Gregory F.

very interesting--knows his stuff!!

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