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Zachary Strebeck's Blog

 

Zachary C. Strebeck

 

Attorney – J.D./MDR Pepperdine University School of Law

 

Zachary Strebeck is a graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, holding both J.D. and Masters of Dispute Resolution degrees. He has worked with crowdfunding startup Crowdfunder, film and television studio Lionsgate Entertainment, and film distribution house PorchLight Entertainment, as well as mediating in the Los Angeles County court system. He served as an associate producer and former guest on Entertainment Law Update, a podcast dedicated to legal happenings in the entertainment industry.

 

A former animator and game designer, Zachary has focused his practice on helping game creators and entrepreneurs like himself realize their dreams by ensuring that their legal needs don’t get in the way of their creative endeavors.

 

Zachary is an avid video gamer and board game player. He plays classical guitar, and has studied various martial arts, including Jeet Kune Do, Wing Chun Kung Fu, and Filipino Kali.


For more information on Zachary or to retain his services as an attorney, please visit his website or feel free to contact him.
 

 

Member Blogs

Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck takes a look at efforts by Twitch.tv and YouTube in legitimizing music licensing for content creators. Check out the info on the two systems.


Posted by Zachary Strebeck on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:41:00 EST in
California lawyer Zachary Strebeck looks at what kind of legal protection a company can get for their website or blog. A recent California case highlights some of the important law in website trade dress cases.


Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck discusses a new California that may apply to website and mobile app developers who direct their services toward minors.


Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck talks about how it feels to get content stolen and what can be done about it.


Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck takes a look at the potential liability that can come from accepting unsolicited ideas. Some ways for a company to protect themselves are also discussed.


Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck interviews game artists Art Vogt and Lux for some opinions on how game developers should deal with paying their artists.



Zachary Strebeck's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 01/23/2015 - 02:01]

The California law just says ...

The California law just says that the operator must do this: r n r n22581 1 Permit a minor who is a registered user of the operator s Internet Web site, online service, online application, or mobile application to remove or, if the operator prefers, to request and obtain removal ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/19/2014 - 01:27]

Yes, I apologize for that. ...

Yes, I apologize for that. Must have been late here in Tokyo : r n r nAs someone else pointed out, there are tons of artists doing work for free and in mods, though. Maybe there are just less game artists out there I have no idea and don 't ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/24/2014 - 03:52]

Can someone point me to ...

Can someone point me to the lunatic gamer haters and the people who make others vow not to return to Gamasutra This site always seemed to have a balanced and thoughtful view on things. Or are people talking about community blogs

Comment In: [Blog - 10/20/2014 - 02:36]

Well, a poster on Board ...

Well, a poster on Board Game Geek gave me a description of the similarities to Resistance: Avalon, and it sounds like the games are nearly identical. I will update this post with info from that comment soon. r n r nIf so, and if these cases like the Bang /LOTK ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/16/2014 - 02:31]

I 'd love to see ...

I 'd love to see a fair use case make it to a court, so we can see some stats on how many people just watch versus how many are going out and buying a game after watching Let 's Plays. r n r nThere was an article on here ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/11/2014 - 01:28]

It COULD be okay, depending ...

It COULD be okay, depending on some of the factors above. r n r nThe better strategy might be to get previewers and other media to do it for you.