LEGAL BRIEF: The Travel Ban and Your Studio: What You Can and Can’t do to Protect Your Employees

The Trump Administration’s travel ban generated considerable shock, fear, and confusion for citizens, legal residents, and refugees alike. It has also raised concerns for game studios and publishers that employ the people affected by the Executive Order (“EO”). While many are discussing the outrage and constitutionality of the EO, lawyers and immigration professionals have limited […]

LEGAL BRIEF: The Games Industry Under the New “Lenz” of Fair Use

The Ninth Circuit’s recent holding concerning fair use under the DMCA could have some interesting consequences for copyright holders that use takedown notifications to remove content from YouTube, app stores, and similar content distribution channels. There are already dozens of opinion summaries online, so this analysis will focus primarily on how this effects the game space. A […]