A lot of freelance and independent contractor gigs involve the production of some kind of work – an article, a logo, a photograph, a video, a report, a blurb of copy, the list goes on. Creating and selling these works comes with intellectual property implications, particularly those within the realm of copyright. This post will discuss some key IP contract terms you’ll want to keep in mind.
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The “gig economy” is here to stay. Every year, the reported number of full-time freelancers increases. And with apps like Fiverr and Upwork, it’s easier now than ever to hustle on the side. In the post, we’ll look at some points you should consider as a freelancer or independent contractor.
In this final instalment of The State of the Union(ization), we look at the pros about unionization in the games industry and dispel a couple of myths about the cons.
As a pandemic spreads across the world and millions of people struggle to adjust to a new norm, one of the last things people are focussing on may be how their contracts may be affected by this unprecedented disruption of daily life. This is exactly what the oft overlooked force majeure clause was designed for. Now seems to be as good a time as any to look at what, exactly, a force majeure clause is.
Earlier, I wrote about what unionization generally entails, but that merely set the stage for what I really want to talk about: that’s right, games.