AR/VR/MR

Club Penguin for Adults

1000 648 David Hoppe

On December 15, 2016, Oculus officially launched Oculus Rooms, the VR pioneer’s first move into social VR. Essentially, the idea is that you and your friend/acquaintances/enemies can gather together in…

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VR lawyer

Taking Privacy and VR Seriously

1000 648 David Hoppe

They’re Watching You. Really. One of the most vital, yet elusive, legal issues surrounding VR is privacy. The concept has its roots in the oldest, most basic elements of American…

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Squirtle Goes to Washington

1000 647 David Hoppe

Jefferson Smith: I-I-I don’t think I’ve ever been so thrilled in my whole life. And that Lincoln Memorial! Gee whiz. That Mr. Lincoln, there he is. He just lookin’ right…

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VR lawyer

What Can You Legally Do With A Celebrity In VR?

1000 648 David Hoppe

When the first Harry Potter movie came out, Emma Watson, the actress who played Hermione Granger, looked like this: She was ten years old, and it was 1999. The final…

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copyright lawyer

Copyright, VR and MOOCs

1000 648 David Hoppe

One of the things that makes technology different from many other businesses is that in order for a product to succeed, you need partners. More specifically, you need developers. Whether…

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video games lawyer

VR Advertising and Mr. Evil

1000 648 David Hoppe

You’re in the middle of a virtual reality game. As part of the game, you end up chasing the bad guy (or one of them) down the long, long jetway…

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VR lawyer

The VR Shooting Range and the Law of Unintended Consequences

1000 648 David Hoppe

The Law of Unintended Consequences is an informal, but widely known, observation that when people do something, there are almost always unforeseeable consequences — both positive and negative. This principle…

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video games lawyer

Pokémon Go: Privacy, Trespass and Liability

1000 648 David Hoppe

Reaching more than 10 million downloads in the United States alone during just its first week, Pokémon Go demonstrates the potential for mixed-reality games, not only for the game business…

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VR lawyer

Virtual Reality, Copyright Law, and the DMCA: Part 2

1000 648 David Hoppe

Part 1 of this article examined a case in which the DMCA was used in an attempt to remove a virtual animal from a virtual world. However, the bar for…

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VR lawyer

Virtual Reality, Copyright Law, and the DMCA: Part 1

1000 648 David Hoppe

Few cases to date have addressed the application of copyright legal principles to virtual reality games specifically.  This two-part article will explore the application of Copyright Law and the Digital Millenium…

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