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Brandon J. Huffman quoted on loot boxes and gambling in Mashable

The article gives a great overview of the recent “do loot boxes = gambling?” debate. The debate was largely brought into the mainstream by Hawaii state representative Chris Lee, who posted a video on YouTube calling for regulation of the industry and lootboxes specifically. Here is an excerpt on my views: Ultimately, Huffman urged caution. “We need to be careful …

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Join Brandon J. Huffman at the NC Writers’ Network Fall Conference

Odin Law and Media will be among the exhibitors at this year’s NCWN Fall Conference in Wrightsville Beach this weekend. The conference features networking events, educational sessions, master classes, critiquing services and more. It should be a great gathering for North Carolina writers. Brandon J. Huffman will man the Odin Law and Media exhibitor table …

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Brandon J. Huffman to speak on legal issues for photographers

Triangle ArtWorks Law+Artworks committee and Click Photography are presenting a workshop on legal issues facing photographers. Brandon will be joined by attorneys Mike Tadych (media issues), Pam Chestek (copyright and trademark) and Ashley Felton (drones). Should be a fun time tonight at 6pm at the Frontier!

Brandon J. Huffman to speak on virtual reality and law at Duke Law today

In what almost seems like an encore presentation of the Duke Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium’s panel presentation on virtual and augmented reality earlier this year, Brandon will be again speaking on a panel on VR at Duke Law today. He will be joined by local VR experts and will be the legal voice on …

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Coming Tuesday: eBook guide to game publishing agreements

[trx_columns count=”3″] [trx_column_item span=”2″ align=”left”] It’s announcement time: On Tuesday, September 19, I will be releasing an eBook: Update: It is here. Key Provisions in Video Game Publishing Agreements Are you a game developer sitting on an offer from a publisher? Are you a publisher facing a negotiation with a particularly important developer? This guide provides …

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New eBook coming soon!

In the coming days, I will be posting about and eventually sharing my new eBook. The book is not a thrilling crime noir, and it’s not a tell all about my time as a congressional aide, but it should be helpful to video games industry clients and non-clients alike. Watch the blog or enter your …

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Brandon J. Huffman to speak at ABA Business Law Annual Meeting

This Friday, Brandon J. Huffman will speak to the American Bar Association Business Law Section on issues related to internet law. Specifically, as an experienced internet attorney, Brandon will speak to fellow attorneys on the subjects of privacy policies, minors on the internet, hosting agreements and FTC endorsement guideline compliance. Brandon will be joined on …

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Brandon J. Huffman quoted on risks for online businesses buying reviews in Search Engine Land

Buying reviews is a bad idea, generally speaking. Search Engine Land recently did a piece on the potential drawbacks and risks for businesses that decide to do it anyway. Here is an excerpt: Brandon J. Huffman, attorney at Odin Law, also points out that businesses doing this are at risk for FTC enforcement: “The FTC …

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Brandon J. Huffman quoted in Mashable on Miss Cleo copyright infringement

The article gives a great summary of the lawsuit. The suit alleges the Rockstar Games character Auntie Poulet in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City infringed on the exclusive rights of PRN, the company that owns a variety of Miss Cleo copyrights. I won’t rehash all of my thoughts here. Instead, here is an excerpt: An expert’s …

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