Mobile/Social Gaming Clones: Evolution Or Theft? (live audio webcast)

Date:

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Sponsor(s):

Speaker(s):

Benedict Hur and Michelle Ybarra, Keker & Van Nest LLP

Fee:

$195

Time:

3-4 pm EDT

CLE Credits:

1 hr

 

The term “cloning” in social and mobile gaming connotes the type of blatant copying that infuriates innovators who have created and developed a hit game.  But how similar does a game have to be to be labeled a clone?  What legal protections does a video game have, and how are those being addressed by the courts?  Who wins and loses as our IP laws currently stand vis-à-vis cloning?