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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

VR, AR and Emerging Tech for LBE Experiences

Manatt has previously covered the role of location-based entertainment (LBE) in driving awareness of virtual reality (VR)—in early 2016 after witnessing more brand-driven VR activations at SXSW (and its first AR/VR track),...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

The Future of VR: Sports Programming to Drive Adoption?

Could sports become the killer app for virtual reality (VR)? At least one prominent venture capitalist believes that will be case. Todd Klein, partner of Revolution Growth, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm founded by...more

Zelle  LLP

Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: June 2017 #2

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Last week, Uber remained in the headlines. The results of an independent investigation into harassment complaints at Uber were shared with Uber employees. The investigation examined 215 claims of harassment at Uber, and...more

Fenwick & West LLP

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Spring 2017

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It’s Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This. Intellectual Property Tips for the Esports Industry - With the annual Game Developers Conference spectacular in our rearview mirror, and the NBA’s partnership with Take-Two to launch...more

Pillsbury - Internet & Social Media Law Blog

News of Note for the Internet-Minded – Inscrutable Algorithms, Adaptable Botnets and Weibo Backlash

It turns out protecting driverless cars from hacking is hard; a new technology brings emotions to virtual and augmented realities; botnets get attacked (and get a new job); and more … - A new technology transports...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Manatt Digital - March 2017

Mobile Games' Booming Market: Opportunity for Hollywood and IP Owners - The mobile games market is growing at a record-breaking pace. The market reached a new high in 2016, generating more than $40.6 billion in worldwide...more

WilmerHale

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - March, 2017 #2

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Some interesting links we found across the web this week: QuickLaunch University Webinar: Determining the Right Type of Entity - Substance and form both matter when choosing the right entity for your startup....more

Dentons

Intellectual property rights in a virtual world

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This article will explore the key legal issues relating to intellectual property (IP) rights, traditionally only used in the real world, and their role in the virtual or augmented world. The basic legal position on including...more

Dentons

Franchising and virtual reality and augmented reality – what legal issues you need to be considering now

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With predictions that Virtual Reality arcades may be a new trend, the time has come for franchisors to seriously consider the impact on franchising of the growth in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). Although...more

Dentons

Virtual legality: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality - legal issues

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With Newsweek predicting that 2017 will be shaped by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)1 Dentons, as part of its on-going TechTalk series, thought it was timely to examine the legal issues associated with this...more

CloudNine

Looking Back at Predictions That I Made Three Years Ago: eDiscovery Predictions Revisited

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Sometimes, in addition to the many other resources that I use to look for blog post ideas, I like to look back at my old posts from the past to see if there’s a topic that warrants a fresh look. When I did that yesterday, I...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

VR/AR—The Look Ahead (and All Around...) in Advertising

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have achieved considerable success as marketing tools, with even greater growth predicted for the future. While the costs, customer access to devices, and limited content limit...more

Pillsbury - Internet & Social Media Law Blog

News of Note for the Internet-Minded

Virtual reality takes to the air and rests beneath your feet, a smart toy and a weaponized GIF inspire lawsuits (separately), Slack invests in bots, and more! - Will virtual reality on planes make trips more enjoyable?...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

What Hotels Should Prepare for When Integrating Augmented Reality Games at Their Destinations

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The future has arrived, and it has a strange sense of humor. Pokémon Go — an “augmented reality” game that requires players to travel to real world locations to capture imaginary monsters through apps on their mobile devices...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Manatt Digital - December 2016

VR in 2016: Year in Review - Around this time last year we were all looking forward to what we thought would be the biggest year yet for VR, when consumers would finally be able to get their hands on the major U.S....more

Buchalter

Technology Law Newsletter

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As this election year draws to a close, forecasting the future is a topic of discussion, not only in political circles, but in technology circles as well. To chart the best way forward, it is important to understand...more

Morris James LLP

Terms Are Construed In Virtual Reality Case

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Burke, M. J. Claim construction report and recommendation issued regarding two terms from one patent. A Markman hearing took place on August 31, 2016. The disputed technology relates to virtual reality technology....more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

VR/AR in a Real World

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In case you have been living under a rock, virtual reality (VR) and its first cousin, augmented reality (AR), have arrived. The highly publicized and long-awaited head-mounted displays (HMDs), the headsets through which the...more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

October 2016: Entertainment Litigation Update

Pokémon GO: What Legal Pitfalls Await Augmented Reality Games? On July 6, 2016, Pokémon GO launched in the United States to immediate popularity—more than 45 million people downloaded and played the game on their smartphones...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Virtual Reality: The Expected Future Ubiquity Of Consumer Virtual Reality Equipment And Consequent Legal And Regulatory Challenges

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In this paper we consider how a new generation of virtual reality headsets promises to fundamentally change consumer experiences of virtual environments, and we raise some of the major legal and regulatory challenges that...more

Stinson LLP

Emerging Trends Newsletter - Q3

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We are thrilled to bring you the third installment of Stinson Leonard Street's Emerging Trends newsletter. We are proud of the depth and breadth of experience and knowledge across our firm's 13 offices nationwide and are...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Retailers: Embrace Virtual Reality Now (But Also Be Careful)!

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We’ve previously addressed the hype that it is only a matter of time until brick and mortar retail succumbs to its online competitors. While we concluded that brick and mortal retail is not in danger of immediate extinction,...more

JD Supra Perspectives

New Economy Businesses Need New Insurance: Can the Insurance Industry Keep Up?

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The sharing economy and new technology innovations have disrupted the traditional underwriting and risk assessment models....more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Virtual Porn – Real Patent Lawsuit

The porn industry is often one of the early adopters for new technologies. VR is no exception. Virtual Immersion Technologies LLC is enforcing its patent against live VR porn operators. The patent 6,409,599 (“the ’599...more

Perkins Coie

Future of Augmented and Virtual Reality Revealed in Perkins Coie and Upload Survey

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Could 2016 be the year when augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) finally take off? The launch of Pokémon Go in July took the world by storm, with downloads of the AR game reaching more than 100 million within...more

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