Reporting of news stories regularly features user generated content (or eyewitness media); think of the horrific video footage of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, for example, but the legal rules of engagement for this type of content are yet to be fully thought through. In this month's Download, we look at the copyright implications of using UGC from a UK, German and French law perspective, as well as at best practice to reduce the risk of a potentially embarrassing and costly dispute. We also discuss the two latest additions to the UGC landscape in the form of live content streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope.
To coincide with the launch of our TW Play Guide to the Games and eGaming Industries, Download focuses on Games and eGaming this month.
You can read more in our TW Play Guide
Major games titles now eclipse blockbuster movies both in terms of production costs and profits. At the same time, new models have emerged, with social games and the freemium model becoming the default for many publishers and the rapid growth of app stores and mobile driving revenue models. The eGaming industry has also evolved and faced significant changes including market consolidation and regulatory change.
6 July 2015
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Graham is a partner in the Technology team. Graham previously worked in the software industry and was head of legal at a mobile Internet business.
Mark is partner in our Trade Mark, Copyright and Media Group, and is a leading specialist in intellectual property and information law.