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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Entertainment / Sports, Gaming and Intellectual Property for Illinois on
Q: Can I use a short clip of a video game being played on a Nintendo Switch with audio for a total of 3secs in short film?

Film will be entered in film festivals

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Using a short clip of a video game being played on a Nintendo Switch in your short film may raise copyright concerns, even if it's only for three seconds. Nintendo is known for being vigilant in protecting its intellectual property rights, including the use of its video game footage. While... View More

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Q: If I want to resell a video game streamers highlights, do I need to obtain licensing from the video game publisher?

If its a case by case basis, what companies require a licensing agreement?

Omar Darwich
Omar Darwich
answered on Jul 1, 2021

So you're talking about potential infringement and there are some specific details that need to be discussed.

Your best course of action is to consult with an attorney before making any decisions.

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1 Answer | Asked in Gaming and Consumer Law for Illinois on
Q: Is it legal for a game developer to add hidden fees to a game and not warn the players?

Game developer looped all buildings that can be boosted, together. In the past they could individually boost. If one were upgrading you didn't boost it. Now you pay even though the building is useless. It is only a question of pennies but considering the amount of children and millions of... View More

Ray Choudhry
Ray Choudhry
answered on May 8, 2017

Your question is hard to understand.

You need to be more specific.

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