Pete Lewin's Blog
Digital entertainment (video games, digital broadcast and eSports) and technology lawyer. Loves League and writes regularly at www.legalgamer.weebly.com).
Epic Games faces potential lawsuit over 'stealing' popular dance moves. But is there any legal merit here? Are dance moves actually protected by copyright?
A quick post about 10 tips that can lead to stronger preparation, smoother negotiations and better deals.
A brief discussion of the legal aspects of the recent lawsuit filed by PUBG's creator vs NetEase, one of China's largest largest internet technology companies.
A practical guide for indie devs on evaluating and negotiating a publishing deal.
A short piece on why player agreements are important in esports and some tips for when it comes to negotiation. Originally prepared with esports in mind, but many of these principles hold true whether you're a game dev or content creator.
eSports lawyers Isabel Davies, Pete Lewin and Jas Purewal from Purewal & Partners break down the UK Gambling Commission’s recent discussion paper on eSports gambling and give their first impressions on what this could mean for the eSports industry.
Pete Lewin's Comments
[Blog - 09/12/2016 - 10:11]
Hi Laura, r n r ...
Hi Laura, r n r nReally informative and enjoyable article - thank you for putting this together r n r nI gave a talk at Rezzed this year all about publishing agreements 'How to get it right and not get screwed ' and afterwards compiled some more detailed slides I ...
[Blog - 01/19/2016 - 12:47]
Hi Alan, r n r ...
Hi Alan, r n r nThanks for reading and commenting. And yes, you 're right - when a company wants to protect a bunch of different goods which fall in a variety of different classes e.g. books are class 16, clothing is 25, software is 9 then you simply include ...