DaVINCI EDITRICE S.R.L., VS. ZIKO GAMES, LLC, et al., in CIVIL ACTION NO. H-13-3415 cited a card game's mechanics aren't protected, I'm looking - quite literally - to copy a card game (as the defendant in the cited case) that is no longer in production by reskinning the game and... Read more »
answered on Oct 15, 2019
Games can be copyrighted as can the rules. So skinning a game can cause a variety of legal issues. I would have an attorney do a detailed analysis. One fact can change the result.
I havent been able to get a clear answer on this. If DFS is not regulated and taxed in NC then i shouldn't have to pay state taxes on my yearly winnings right? Only Federal taxes. If so what is it taxed under and at what %
answered on Jun 17, 2019
Wrong. The income is taxable, whether legal or not. Same as for income from embezzlement, illegal drug sales, or racketeering.
I’m going to be releasing a video game soon and since I’m likely going to charge a small fee for people to download it I’d like to answer a legal couple questions just to be on the safe side:
1. Is it legal to use cartoon likenesses of famous/living American politicians or Hollywood... Read more »
answered on May 5, 2017
1. Is it legal to use cartoon likenesses of famous/living American politicians or Hollywood actors in a video game? (artwork is original, my own)
It's certainly legal to do this *with the permission* of the person, or the permission of whoever may own the rights to their image and... Read more »
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