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by BlueHippo
Thu Nov 17, 2005 8:36 pm
Forum: End Of Atlantis
Topic: Just curious: do you have a license for Atlantis
Replies: 35
Views: 49966

Copyright

Hi Sean, You said; " I didn't want to comment here publically until I'd had a good chat to a copyright lawyer and he has basically agreed with everything Brice has stated here." I'm pleased to read that. So now you ADMIT you were infringing my copyright? Why else change my 'island' game to a 'planet...
by BlueHippo
Thu Nov 17, 2005 7:50 pm
Forum: End Of Atlantis
Topic: Island Map
Replies: 11
Views: 15701

Copyright

Hi Sean, You said; " I've changed the graphics to try and placate Julian but he's still having a moan ." How kind of you to change the graphics. I am partially appeased. :o) I thought you did it because your lawyer told you that not to do so would mean you were infringing my copyright! Changing the ...
by BlueHippo
Thu Nov 17, 2005 6:17 pm
Forum: Conquest
Topic: How old is this game?
Replies: 7
Views: 4623

Copyright and the law.

Hi Guys, Sean is right, you can't copyright an idea. Copyright is automatic for an original board-game! Anyone copying it runs the risk of infringement under Intellectual Property law. The website Sean has directed you to is of limited use as it only shows a one page document. For detailed advice on...
by BlueHippo
Thu Nov 17, 2005 6:16 pm
Forum: Conquest
Topic: Copyright Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 11221

Copyright and the law.

Hi Guys, Sean is right, you can't copyright an idea. Copyright is automatic for an original board-game! Anyone copying it runs the risk of infringement under Intellectual Property law. The website Sean has directed you to is of limited use as it only shows a one page document. For detailed advice on...
by BlueHippo
Tue Nov 01, 2005 7:20 pm
Forum: End Of Atlantis
Topic: Just curious: do you have a license for Atlantis
Replies: 35
Views: 49966

Copyright

Hi Brice, Thank you for your opinion. At least we agree you cannot copyright an IDEA, just the expression of that idea. My invention, ?Escape from Atlantis? is a board game based on the myth of Atlantis. Anyone else is free to invent a board game based on Atlantis. What they are not entitled to do, ...
by BlueHippo
Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:33 am
Forum: End Of Atlantis
Topic: Just curious: do you have a license for Atlantis
Replies: 35
Views: 49966

Copyright...

Hi HaraldTheGameDeveloper, The copyright link Sean has given you is the US Copyright Office in Washington USA. If you're seriously contemplating being a board games inventor, or copying someone else's game, then you would do well to read up on Copyright law as is practised in the UK. Click on this l...