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You Catch More "Files" with Honey: Stardock, Star Control and Settlement

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What began the year in acrimony, ends in honey and wine, as Stardock (Star Control Origins) and Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III (Star Control; Star Control 2) settle their differences and move on from litigation.

But what's in the settlement that's got folks buzzing?

Settlement is sweet...in Virtual Legality.

#Stardock #StarControl #VirtualLegality


Discussed in this episode:

"Stardock and Star Control creators have reached a settlement"
GameDailyBiz - June 12, 2019 - James Brightman
(https://gamedaily.biz/article/938/stardock-and-star-control-creators-have-reached-a-settlement)

"What Percentage of Lawsuits Settle Before Trial?"
The Law Dictionary
(https://thelawdictionary.org/article/what-percentage-of-lawsuits-settle-before-trial-what-are-some-statistics-on-personal-injury-settlements/)

"Stardock and Star Control creators settle lawsuits—with mead and honey"
Ars Technica - June 11, 2019 - Lee Hutchinson
(https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/stardock-and-star-control-creators-settle-lawsuits-with-mead-and-honey/)


PODCAST VERSIONS AVAILABLE AT

Spotify: (https://open.spotify.com/show/3qsDhQ7h6BR2wLyNQYDWB4)

iTunes:
(https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/virtual-legality/id1448785539?mt=2)

SoundCloud:
(https://soundcloud.com/user-510342404)

Google Play Music:
(https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/In3d7qersx72lvzehxo7gu6cd5u)


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

Rick has practiced for more than a decade at some of the country's largest law firms, representing IT, software, video game, and other technology companies, as well as the individuals and institutions which fund them.

DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.

Any and all feedback is appreciated. Let us know what you think!


Blog, "Rules of the Game", at https://hoeglaw.wordpress.com/

On "Help Us Out Hoeg!" a regular segment on the Easy Allies Podcast (formerly GameTrailers)

(https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZrxXp1reP8E353rZsB3jaA)

About Hoeg Law

The Hoeg Law Firm is a business law firm with big law experience and a small firm approach focusing on start-ups, technology, financing, and everything else a business might need.


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