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Protecting and educating independent developers in practice and in theory from the front lines of the legal minefield. Seattle based video game attorney, blogger, and a person who plays video games. 

 

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Posted by Mona Ibrahim on Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:06:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
This article is designed to help developers get a grip on the online conflicts that seem rampant in our industry. It includes reasons why you should not be shamed out of censoring, and ways to address your fans and followers without fanning flames


Posted by Mona Ibrahim on Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:12:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
People seem to forget that there are no real "winners" or "losers" or "good guys" or "bad guys" in IP disputes. Just a lot of creative people with money and their hearts on the line-- regardless of the type of product or stage in their career.


Posted by Mona Ibrahim on Thu, 12 Dec 2013 01:23:00 EST in Serious, Social/Online
Dickwolves aside, online harassment and online bullying are legitimate issues that bear particular implications in the gaming community. Learn about the legal tools at your disposal to protect yourself or those you care about.


Posted by Mona Ibrahim on Thu, 12 Dec 2013 01:16:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie
Curious about the copyright implications of Let's Play and the YouTube Content ID Claim system? Read on...



Mona Ibrahim's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 01/22/2014 - 03:12]

And you still say that ...

And you still say that Stoic should have a stronger sense of business judgement. r n r nJust on this point, and then I think I 'm stepping away from this topic for the foreseeable future. r n r nStriving for better business judgment in this case really shouldn 't ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/12/2013 - 01:16]

Always, ALWAYS feel comfortable pushing ...

Always, ALWAYS feel comfortable pushing back on interpretation of the law. That 's how law is made. : r n r n And you pose a plausible argument-- however, if we 're applying a narrow construction of the definition of theft, the element of exclusivity is extraneous to that concept ...