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Virtual Legality Episode 414

A Lawyer Reads...A Game Publishing Agreement! (Part VII: Paying for Problems)

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5m Mar 1, 2021
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Video game publisher Raw Fury has taken the unusual step of putting its publishing contract onto the Internet, and we couldn't be happier!

In Part VII of our continuing series, we look at the cost of a broken promise and one of the most heavily negotiated sections of any contract: indemnification.

Let's dive in.

"Hold Harmless" provisions are anything but harmless...in Virtual Legality.

#LawyerReads #GamePublishing #RawFury


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Discussed in this episode:
"A Lawyer Reads...A Game Publishing Agreement"
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"About Us"
Raw Fury Webpage
https://rawfury.com/about/

"Why we are publishing Raw Furys publishing agreement"
Raw Fury Webpage
https://rawfury.com/why-we-are-publishing-raw-furys-publishing-agreement/

"Developer Resources"
Raw Fury Webpage (Click Through Dropbox for Publishing Agreement)
https://rawfury.com/developer-resources/


"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:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1zDCgJzZUy9YAU61GoW-00K0TJOGnPCo

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.


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Table of Contents

Timecode Title
00:00 Introduction
04:53 Developer's Indemnification Obligation
13:29 Fixing Infringements
20:17 Publisher's Indemnification Obligation
22:38 Conclusion

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