Start-Up Law and Game Development: The Ann Arbor Game Developers Forum

Well, it looks as though I am officially one of those blog folks who posts (infrequently) primarily to apologize for not posting.  Sorry about that.  Cliche though it may be, starting a new law firm and building up a practice is not as worry-free and leisurely as one might expect.  Still, I’m going to do my best to post here more regularly, as being out there and involved in the community is one of the major reasons I started Hoeg Law.

Which brings me to the reason for this post.

I was recently invited to a wonderful gathering of both current and burgeoning game developers at SPARK East in Ypsilanti, Michigan to talk for a bit on why and when new entrepreneurs might need to consult with a corporate lawyer.  I entitled this presentation “Virtual Legality” and have included a copy below.  Though perhaps a little dry without the speechifying that accompanies it (and who doesn’t love to hear lawyers talk), it does present a good overview of what to look out for when starting a business, whether that business be in game development or widget manufacture.

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