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Nov 25, 2020 | Firm News

Copyright Law for vTubers

“Businesses that hire consultants or independent contractors often fail to write a sufficient contract and later realize, “‘Oh my gosh, the person who created the work actually has copyrights in it.’”

Our IP Litigation Practice Chair David Swenson was talked with TheVerge.com recently about a copyright dispute over rights to character artwork used by virtual streamer. The lesson learned is one for any business that hires outside consultants and contractors.

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