In the previous post of this 20 Contract Questions series, we talked about understanding how to read a contract and what it means. Before that, we’ve talked about what a contract is, how you get to the contract stage, and how to read and write a contract. In this post we’re going to discuss some tips… Continue reading 20 Contract Questions: how should I negotiate a contract?
Tech and games companies love non disclosure agreements. Particularly enthusiastic companies tend to scatter them around like confetti. Frequently you have to sign them just to walk into a big tech company’s lobby these days. But NDAs are often misunderstood or used in the wrong way – which can have serious legal consequences. Besides which,… Continue reading How to use Non Disclosure Agreements properly
This is the second of my series of posts called 20 Contract Questions, addressing some of the most commonly asked contract questions I’m asked as well as the key matters I think you need to know to help you negotiate and manage a contract successfully. So, we talked last time around about what a contract… Continue reading 20 Contract Questions: how do I get to the contract stage?
This is the first of my series of posts called 20 Contract Questions, addressing some of the most commonly asked contract questions I’m asked as well as the key matters I think you need to know to help you negotiate and manage a contract successfully. What is a contract? A contract is a legally enforceable… Continue reading 20 Contract Questions: What is a contract?
UPDATE: thanks to Twitter, there’s been a burst of activity about this section of Gamer/Law. Part 5 of this 20 part series is coming later this week! Contracts are pretty important in any games or tech business (or any business at all for that matter). I spend at least half of each working day working… Continue reading Introducing 20 Contract Questions…
My friend Nicholas Lovell of Gamesbrief got in touch with me today to ask me about when a contract is enforceable and when it isn’t – he’d been discussing with some other Tweeters that sometimes contract aren’t enforceable in a consumer context. They were also interested in what happens in a business context. So I… Continue reading When is a contract enforceable?