Overview

We are legal counsel to over 100 video game studios and publishers, from indie to AAA, and operate indiegamepublishing.com, a crowd- sourced project to finally make publishing agreement data public.


Detail

STUDIO INCORPORATION

We incorporate, structure and maintain video game studios in Canada and the U.S. Having worked with many indie video game studios, we are used to cleaning up messy corporate structures so you can focus on development.

REVENUE SHARING AND FINANCING AGREEMENTS

We draft video game revenue share and financing agreements and assist clients with negotiating these agreements.

PUBLISHING AGREEMENTS

We draft, review and advise on video game publishing agreements, from AAA to indie titles. We are experienced with all major platforms and publishing agreements and have spoken and been quoted extensively on publishing agreement deal terms (GDC, PC Gamer, GamesIndustry.biz and more).

VIDEO GAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND END USER LICENSE AGREEMENTS (EULA)

Virtual reality, virtual worlds, digital items, freemium, mobile? We draft video game specific Terms and Conditions and End User License Agreements for these types of video game and more.

VIDEO GAME INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION

From video game and studio names, to key characters, video games contain substantial intellectual property. We advise on the best ways to protect your video game studio’s intellectual property rights, from registering trademark rights to the game and studio name to registering the copyrights of key characters.

COPYRIGHT DISPUTES

Has your game been pirated? Merchandise bearing your characters sold without authorization? We leverage the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Cease and Desist Letters and other legal means to protect your intellectual property rights from infringement.

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RELEVANT ARTICLES

Incorporating a Video Game Studio
Video Game Profit Sharing Structures
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