IamA Video Game Attorney (it's a thing, I swear) who just wrote an article on how Candy Crush is ruining the gaming industry. I've also helped /r/gamedev get informed and protect themselves! AMA!
Why hello there Reddit. I usually spend my time over at /r/gamedev hosting a weekly AMA, informing developers of their rights, how intellectual property works, and a plethora of other things.
Just today, my article, which can be found here, about King (makers of Candy Crush) greatly harming the gaming industry was released!
Ask me anything about trademarks, contracts, the gaming industry, candies, or maybe even RAMPART!
DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this post creates an attorney/client relationship. The only advice I can and will give in this post is GENERAL legal guidance. Your specific facts will almost always change the outcome, and you should always seek an attorney before moving forward. I'm an American attorney licensed in New York. THIS IS ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. Prior results do not guarantee similar future outcomes.
EDIT: I have to go to a dinner meeting now, but I've had a blast answering all these questions for the past three hours. I know every AMA OP says this, but I really will be back later and try to answer every single comment. Knowledge about the legal field is important to the gaming industry! Thanks for reading! Also, a note on attorney advertising...pretty much any public or online post needs that. The goal here is not to retain clients, but it's just to cover my ass :)
EDIT 2: I answered all your emails and most of the comments here. I have to call it a night because my dog is begging for a long walk, and I need to make sure I'm not falling too far behind in WoW. Also, I think Blizzard needs to send me stuff now because I gave them a free mention on the front page.