Cybersecurity incidents are constantly in the news. Every business wants to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of its data. One cost-effective first step is preparing a data inventory.
Game companies frequently do not make a habit of filing copyright applications when they publish a new game. Admittedly, it is a bit of a pain and deservedly low on the priority list when there are more pressing business needs that require the legal department’s attention. But there are compelling reasons why registering copyrights in the source code and audio-visual elements of a video game, especially a successful one, is worth the effort.
Lawsuits are daunting and disruptive for any business, and can be more so for a foreign company sued in the United States. The adversarial nature, demanding procedures, and potentially high cost of a U.S. lawsuit often have no analog in a foreign company's home country. In this White Paper, we provide an overview of U.S. litigation considerations for foreign companies.