In this Asked and Answered video, I respond to Guy's inquiry about whether permission is required for a fan film based on a video game.
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One of my clients just kindly pointed me to a link for a cool little project coming out of Duke University. It's a comic book style presentation of copyright law basics, and it's worth a look.
After all, reading up on copyright law from the dusty old books may be MY cup of tea, but it's probably not yours. This might just make the material a bit more accessible.
The book is available for free as a digital download, but if you're inclined to purchase a hardcopy, do so at Amazon
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