Business & Legal Primer for Game Development / Edition 1

Business & Legal Primer for Game Development / Edition 1

by S. Gregory Boyd, Brian Green
     
 

ISBN-10: 1584504927

ISBN-13: 9781584504924

Pub. Date: 11/10/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Business is an important part of making games and the legal aspects have also become significant. Business and Legal Primer for Games explores the major legal and business issues involved in game development with a particular focus on starting a business. The book contains practical introductory sections on business and legal problems that members of the

Overview

Business is an important part of making games and the legal aspects have also become significant. Business and Legal Primer for Games explores the major legal and business issues involved in game development with a particular focus on starting a business. The book contains practical introductory sections on business and legal problems that members of the development community are often confronted with. These problems include business structure, contracts, employment law, taxation, and IP. Those seeking to start their own game development company will receive invaluable information regarding getting started, basic business operations, marketing, licensing intellectual property, and exit strategies. Business and Legal Primer for Games is the ideal starting point with any who has ever wanted to start a game business and an excellent reference of information for those who already are involved in game development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584504924
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/10/2006
Series:
Game Development Ser.
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction - Business, Law, and Games; Chapter 2: Getting Started; Chapter 3: Business operation; Chapter 4: Contracts - An Introduction; Chapter 5: Marketing; Chapter 6: IP Section; Chapter 7: Licensing Intellectual Property; Chapter 8: Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Chapter 9: International Business and Legal Concerns; Chapter 10: Taxation; Chapter 11: Exit strategies; Chapter 12: MMOs Special Business and Legal Issues; Chapter 13: Conclusion; Chapter 14: Glossary; Index

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