What features of a video game does copyright protect? How much can one game borrow from another? Can a mod even be infringed? Is “re-skinning” enough to avoid liability?
Join the Northern California chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA for a lively panel discussion of these and other questions in the context of the ongoing lawsuit between the publishers of Player Unknown Battlegrounds and two competing “Battle Royale” video games.
Jennifer Kelly, chair of Fenwick’s IP & Commercial Litigation Group and co-chair of the Games Industry Group
Chrissie Scelsi, U.S. General Counsel for Wargaming
Todd Smithline, Managing Principal of Smithline PC
Ethan Jacobs (moderator), partner at Holland Law