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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.

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Grumpy Cat has the Last Word in 710K Win

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Grumpy Cat has the Last Word in 710K Win

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COPPA Violation Results in $650,000 Penalty

A complaint by the DOJ and FTC stated that the Kid Connect application by VTech collected children's information in violation of COPPA...

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Only Use Images from Your Own Game In Advertising

The ASA recently found that Funplus, developer of King of Avalon: Dragon Warfare should only use images from its own game in advertising.

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Game Apps Listen While You Watch Television

The Alphonso software is a collection of more than 250 games. In addition to the obvious use, the software is capable of listening to...

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Apple Requires Loot Box Odds Disclosure

Advertising law practitioners may want to consider what a recent change in Apple video game developer rules means for the ever-popular...

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