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WIPO Study on Copyright in Video Games

WIPO Study on Copyright in Video Games

Just in time for (some of) your papers, the World Intellectual Property Organization has released a study called “The Legal Status of Video Games: Comparative Analysis in National Approaches”. Lots of useful information, but as always appropriate academic consideration should be given in assessing the study to the agenda and mandate of the funding organization. From the […]

Virtual Property continued…

Virtual Property continued…

One interesting angle on this issue is the difficulty posed to recognizing rights in virtual property that arises due to the ephemeral nature of video-game worlds.  Evolving technology, capricious consumers, the game-makers’ efforts to keep their products fresh, and ultimately the success of the game over time all ensure that no virtual world is likely […]

1st Post to Paper Talk (paper categories)

1st Post to Paper Talk (paper categories)

In class on Wednesday we had a brief discussion about how to inventory and keep track of possible paper topics. So you will notice a new menu item on the website “Paper Talk”. Here anyone in the class (or last year’s class) can post new ideas and anyone can comment on them. Will certainly do […]