Smooth moves – can a dance move be protected by copyright?

February 11, 2019

Since its launch in 2017, the video game Fortnite has exploded in popularity.  The game itself is free to play, but the developer and publisher, Epic Games, monetises it by selling costumes for characters within the game, as well as animated dance moves – otherwise known as “emotes”. Background In December 2018, Russell Horning (otherwise… Read more »

Employment Department – Winter Briefing – January 2019

February 7, 2019

Welcome to the Employment Department Winter 2018_19 Briefing.  In this edition we look at GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT REPORT DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION – CAN ADVANTAGEOUS TREATMENT BE UNFAVOURABLE IF IT COULD HAVE BEEN EVEN MORE ADVANTAGEOUS? AFTER-PARTIES AND THE POTENTIAL AFTERMATH If you would like to discuss any of the points raised, please get in… Read more »