More specifically, can I tell the story of the game, using screenshots, edited into a web-comic format? Would the story have to be original? Is there any variation of this idea that could be monetized?
answered on Sep 6, 2022
Yes, you can use screenshots from a videogame to make some new piece of author work. Considering that the screenshots are also yours. In my opinion it is same as making a YouTube videos in-game and then monetizing your gaming channel. Story should be original if you want to be an author of the... Read more »
I am planning on making a 2D Platformer game (when finished, I want it to be released on Steam, and possibly outside of the US if sales are good). I will be making the music for the game - I don't know too much on how copyrights work besides the fact that I have to file it, and I don't... Read more »
answered on Mar 28, 2022
The game product you envision has elements that, as the fruits of your original creative effort, are separate subjects of copyright: the code, the visual appearance, and the music. To assure the greatest protection for your work(s), you should register the copyright in each of these elements. Then... Read more »
I have a question about how my life would be if I got this company and how much money would be made for my future and family is it sure success in the business or what I do need to know if I going to make my money back in wholesale or whole period
answered on Oct 7, 2021
This question is very general. Many issues you need to address to stay out of trouble. The most common matter is your trademark. You should conduct a research and make sure you are not using others' trademark. Preferably, you should register your own trademark. Other matters include... Read more »
The parts are sourced from an online community (LDraw.com) that models the LEGO parts in 3D attempting to digitally archive the LEGO parts, so they are as close to the original as possible. I am attempting to create a virtual reality game where these parts can be built in a similar way (but in a... Read more »
answered on Apr 27, 2020
It will depend on what parts you are referring to.
If they are the ones out of protection, you could use them. But you need to make sure they do not have other protections, common law or statutory.
You should definitely consult an attorney to be better guided.
The trademark was abandoned by Microsoft in 2015, and the company that developed the game, Artoon went defunct in 2010.
And further more about how much would it cost to purchase something like that?
answered on May 14, 2018
Copyright is an asset just like physical possessions. If the company is in fact out of business, their assets went somewhere (and now belong to someone, such as the original owner's heirs, or another entity or individual) following the company's dissolution. Therefore you still must have... Read more »
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