Greenbaum P.C. on PIX 11 Discussing Virtual Reality

Whatever your opinion on the recent Facebook acquisition of Oculus VR, one tangible benefit already trickling down to the VR community is heightened awareness of VR as an important technology area.  As a result of this heightened interest, I got a call from Kori Chambers of the PIX 11 Morning Show.  Kori is a professed VR … Continue reading

Oculus VR Patents

To date the only publicly available patent assigned to Oculus VR is the design patent attached below.  There may be other patents pending that are not yet public.  The Oculus VR patent portfolio remains a ripe source for speculation in the VR community. Oculus Design Patent

Frankly, I Find Your Work Derivative: derivative works law as related to virtual reality environments and simulations

Summary (TLDR) Creating a virtual reality simulation based on a preexisting TV show, movie, videogame or other work, may expose the creator to copyright  infringement liability based on the concept of “derivative works.”  The vagaries of the Fair Use doctrine are such that relying on Fair Use is not recommended. Introduction Some of the most … Continue reading