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J. Remy Green on Copyright in Videogames

Season 1, Ep. 542

In this episode, J. Remy Green, a partner at Cohen & Green PLLC, discusses their article "All Your Works Are Belong to Us: New Frontiers for the Derivative Work Right in Video Games," which is published in the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology. Green begins by explaining how copyright doctrine conceptualizes videogames as audiovisual works. But they observe that videogame players can use videogames to create new works of authorship. They present four paradigms for such works and discuss how each should be conceptualized. And they provide a model for thinking about when, why, and how copyright should protect derivative works based on videogames. Green is on Twitter at @j_remy_green.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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