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Konstantin Ewald's Blog

 

Konstantin Ewald is a Partner and Head of Digital Business at European law firm Osborne Clarke, Germany. He advises leaders in the digital media and interactive entertainment industry throughout Europe and the US on all matters of digital media and IT law as well as IP/technology-related transactions. 

Konstantin is a specialist in E- and M-commerce law, as well as data protection issues. A large part of his practice is working with clients in the digital media/video game/mobile sector. Konstantin regularly acts for major computer and mobile games developers and publishers as well as other rights owners who are licensing rights for use in interactive software products. He regularly counsels clients during the product development phase, providing advice about how to design games/apps and other digital media products to avoid claims for infringement and to comply with privacy and youth protection regulations.

Konstantin has published the first legal handbook on mobile apps in Germany and is editor-in-chief of Germany’s leading blog about legal aspects of games www.onlinegameslaw.com (German: www.spielerecht.de).

Konstantin on Twitter: @Spielerecht

 

 

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Posted by Konstantin Ewald on Mon, 06 Oct 2014 04:28:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
The Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU – “CRD”) has introduced quite a few new provisions specifically addressing the distribution of digital content like apps, digital games and any kind of digital content. Here is an overview on how to comply:


Posted by Konstantin Ewald on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 02:03:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie
In the first case of its kind in Germany (or maybe even worldwide?), the Regional Court of Berlin has decided that the business model of key selling infringes copyright and is illegal. The decision was not appealed and has become binding.


Posted by Konstantin Ewald on Wed, 08 Jan 2014 11:01:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Social/Online, Mobile Games
The German Federal Court of Justice has very recently released the reasons for judgment for a decision widely reported in the summer of 2013: It banned advertisements for online game items that specifically target children.



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