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US patent office suspends The Frozen Wilds DLC trademark for similarities to mobile game Frozen Wild

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Current law gives developers little more than "a headstart" over potential imitators, says Harbottle & Lewis' Kostyantyn Lobov

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Call to adapt laws to include game mechanics that are "essentially gambling" attracts requisite 10,000 signatures

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Developer accuses studio of firing him after he spoke up; studio says it has no evidence he ever notified it of inappropriate conduct

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"COPPA has many easy-to-miss trip wires," and Reed Smith's John P. Feldman and Wendell J. Bartnick are here to help

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Reed Smith partner Carolyn Pepper walks through the options available if studios wish to stop influencers covering their games

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Team behind RPCS3 hold their ground with support from Patreon against pressure from Persona 5 developer

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Felix Kjellberg believes Campo Santo's position wouldn't "hold up in court" and amounts to abuse of the DMCA system

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But court costs to enforce could be "well over six figures" so dangerous defence for indies and smaller studios

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Indies, don't be afraid to negotiate and realize your value, says games lawyer Zachary Strebeck

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