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Utility Patents – What Game Developers Should Know [2021]

22 Jan 2021

By Anthony D. Del Monaco, Forrest A. Jones, and Y. Leon Lin

Intellectual property (IP) is critical to the gaming industry. A video game is, at its heart, a collection of intellectual property rights. Whether you work for a pillar of the industry or are just starting out as an independent game developer, everyone should have a basic understanding of what these rights are, how they can impact your business, and how you may lose those rights. In the second series of papers exploring the basics of intellectual property law and its application to the gaming industry, we discuss one of the most well-known, but not always well-understood, types of intellectual property rights: Utility Patents.

Read/Download the White Paper: Utility Patents – What Game Developers Should Know [2021]


The first paper in the series can be found here.

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