Neither Duke Nukem nor developer Gearbox are strangers to the magical world of the US justice system, but just what caused them (and owner Randy Pitchford) to file a lawsuit challenging aspects of their decade old purchase agreement? And did their lawyers drop the ball?
Duke Diligence is a great name for a legal first person shooter... in Virtual Legality.
#DukeNukem #Gearbox #Lawsuit
Discussed in this episode:
"Found one up your alley."
Tweet - June 15, 2020 - Justin Greene (@AnimeCwboy)
"Wonder if Mr. [Hoeg Law] is up for it?"
Tweet - June 16, 2020 - Baron Young (@TheBaronYoung)
"Gearbox sues 3D Realms over Duke Nukem, again"
PC Gamer - June 15, 2020 - Andy Chalk
"ASSET PURCHASE AGREEMENT"
"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).
CHECK OUT THE REST OF VIRTUAL LEGALITY HERE:
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.
PODCAST VERSIONS ALSO AVAILABLE
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.