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Greg Boyd

Partner at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

New York, United States

About Me

Greg focuses in high technology media, particularly advertising, the game industry, privacy, and data security. His work includes licensing, development, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and other transactional work. 

Greg is the author and editor of the popular reference book, Business and Legal Primer for Game Development. His speaking engagements include a number of national and international conferences and institutions including Harvard Business School, Columbia Law School, MIT, and GDC (SF/Europe/Austin). He has written for several publications including Mashable, Game Developer magazine, Edge, and Gamasutra. A lifetime ago, Greg edited and co-authored the IGDA's first IP guide in 2003. A lifetime before that he was a medical doctor and his mother is still angry. He has been interviewed for commentary on business and law by Fortune, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, CNN, and many other news sources.

He holds the IAPP certifications CIPM and CIPT for the global management and technological implementation of privacy and data security programs.

Specialties: Licensing, IP law, international law, corporate law, employment contracts, patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

Greg Boyd's Passles

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Virtual Property Casino Found to Be Gambling in Washington

For the second time in the US and the second time in Washington State, a court has found that an online game could constitute illegal...

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Pokemon Go Virtual Trespassing Class Action Continues

A multi-state class action relating to Pokemon Go has survived a motion to dismiss. Judge James Donato in the Northern District of...

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Game Company Introduces Parent-Kid Contracts for Playtime

Chinese game company, Tencent, has a very popular title among children - Honor of Kings.  With 200 million players, the game...

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FTC Loosens Consent Order Restrictions for Sears

Prior to 2009, Sears paid consumers $10 to download certain software that would track the user's browsing history.  The FTC said...

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