Contracts with publishers - what to look out for
Lawyer consulting in the field of commercial law with particular emphasis on corporate governance and investor relations. Acting as an in-house lawyer in a joint stock company for more than two years. Co-working with companies from the gaming industry in the field of publishing, investor and marketing contracts. Associated with Indie Games Poland Foundation.
Publishing agreements: why do we enter them (purpose) and why do we need them (security of our interests). How many pages there should be? Four or forty? In my speech I will concentrate on the goals that every developer wants to achieve while signing with a publisher and potential consequences of engaging into this kind of agreement. I will talk about unusual terms and conditions and their potential consequences. How far the agreement may affect further work on a title or participation in royalties. Publishing contracts – legal risks. The lecture will cover legal risks and consequences of publishing agreements signed without proper consideration and legal analysis. It is aimed at devs who consider establishing cooperation with publishers on a contract basis. Meant for beginners and medium-advanced audience.