Video Game Developers
Hiring a video game lawyer is an important decision. Hiring any lawyer is a start, but hiring one who deeply understands and is committed to the industry can help a studio or publisher really thrive.
The attorneys at Odin Law and Media have worked with developers, publishers and distributors handling general business issues, intellectual property issues, various contracts and licenses, dispute resolution and content review.
Our founding attorney, Brandon J. Huffman, is also pro bono general counsel to the International Game Developers Association, the world’s largest association of game developers, and an IGDA MVP Award winner. He has been a speaker at PAX East, PAX West, Casual Connect, the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, Duke University, the University of North Carolina, the University of South Carolina and various other game and interactive media trade shows on the legal aspects of game development, the First Amendment in video games, augmented and virtual reality, game studio formation and growth, working with publishers and working with outside funders.
Free eBook: Key Provisions in Video Game Publishing Agreements
For a developer, working with a publisher can be a blessing or a curse. Publishers can bring resources to a developer, including financing, but also industry expertise, marketing and distribution knowledge. Those resources come with a caveat . Ensuring the deal is fair, and that the agreement matches the intended deal, is key.
This eBook provides 8,000+ words detailing the most important provisions in game publishing agreements. Get it here!