This paper examines whether expressions closely related to game mechanics should enjoy copyright law protection. In particular, this paper examines two recent cases, Tetris Holdings v. Xio Interactive and Spry Fox v. LOLApps, that seem to support the expansion of copyright protection to this area, particularly in game level design.
- video games,
- game clones,
- game mechanics
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