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Intellectual property rights in a virtual world
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

This article will explore the key legal issues relating to intellectual property (IP) rights, traditionally only used in the real world, and their

Expanded Video Game Liability Post-Pokémon Go?
  • Shafer Glazer LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

Pokémon Go, a free iPhone and Android gaming app, was released recently and promptly followed by a media frenzy. The app is built on Niantic Inc.'s

Does Your Company Need a Pokémon Policy?
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • Global
  • July 20 2016

The latest craze is Pokémon Go, an app for smartphones that allows people to “catch” Pokémon creatures by integrating the real world with the virtual

Gotta Catch ’em All
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

I live with three minors - currently aged 7, 10 and 13. They are teetotalers. I am pleased with this arrangement. Their mother is equally pleased

Riding the Initial “Pokémon Go” Phenomenon: Branding Basics
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

Pokémon Go, released July 6, has unleashed a swarm of hopeful Pokémon trainers into the world, seeking to, as Pokémon famously says, “catch ‘em all.”

GDPR: Cross-border transfers - don’t be on the wrong track!
  • Stibbe
  • European Union, USA
  • July 1 2016

The virtual world has no borders, and we often do not realize the massive data flows generated within companies operating across the globe. In

Real Law, Virtual Reality
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2016

The sort of technology that immerses us in virtual reality ("VR") worlds we once viewed flatly on computer screens has, for several years now, been

Cyber jurisdiction: where on earth do you sue?
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • European Union, Russia, USA
  • February 2 2016

Jurisdiction is the territorial area of authority to hear and judge cases. The internet, however, has no territorial boundaries: it is a virtual

India: protecting brands in a virtual world
  • RNA IP Attorneys
  • India
  • May 5 2015

The last five years have seen a steep rise in internet penetration in India. It is estimated that India already has 300 million internet users and is

“Do you want to know a secret?” the risks posed by anonymous social apps
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

First we had social media platforms, but recently a variety of "anti-social" media platforms have emergedwell, anti-social in a sense. For