I'm wanting to create a LEGO video game and I emailed them but they said to look at their Fair Play policies and I read it but it isn't clear on video games and they said if i was unsure to ask a lawyer or someone who knows the law.
LEGO makes locking bricks, which are rather obviously not video games. Other companies make locking bricks, so it's fine to use imagery of locking bricks for your video game. If you want to specifically use the LEGO name or identifiers in your video game and sell it, you are effectively using...View More
I have found a piece of art that sparked a logo and brand idea. My thought was to replicate a couple aspects of the artwork and animate them to create my logo. I would then trademark the logo and brand name associated with it. The artist has a few pieces of art that I was also thinking to add to... View More
What you are looking at doing is creating what's called a "derivative work". It is possible you could change it so much that it would no longer be covered by the original copyright, but that is unlikely. The Supreme Court decided recently that Andy Warhol's work violated...View More
Get on this quick. You need to have a patent in process within a year of disclosure of the ignition lock. You could either file a patent yourself through USPTO.gov or get a patent agent or attorney to help you with that. Filing is the first thing you need to do and if you're not perfect, you...View More
I built a game with my friend. We had plans on monetizing and selling it. It was a small project that became more serious and eventually took 6 months of my time. There were issues (drug use, lack of comms) that led to my decision to leave
There was a formal company but no contract around... View More
This is such a common problem that I always advise founders to establish an agreement before anyone does any serious work. Hopefully this bad experience doesn't dissuade you from starting new projects (only with agreements in writing first).
You aren't making any claim to or copy of any content when you link to it so copyright doesn't even apply. The only concern you should really have is the possibility that the linked material could be changed or removed by the people who...View More
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