Social Gaming: Protect Innovation from Litigation


Facebook and smartphones have rapidly increased the popularity and prosperity of the social gaming industry. Small companies founded by a team of young entrepreneurs develop many of these games. Founders of these small gaming companies usually share passion, vision and a belief that together they can create a great product. As a result, like most small companies, they often do not spend enough time thinking about how to avoid crippling intra-company disputes. After all, if they succeed, isn't fighting over the spoils a good problem to have? Not when they could have avoided those problems with some foresight and planning. Here are some steps small- to medium-sized social gaming company can take to avoid intra-company litigation.

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