Fortnite Battle Royale has been a resounding success, so much so that it has brought in more than $ 1 billion (£ 780 million) into mainstream culture, as few video games do. However, by the end of 2018, the game became subject to some controversy as people began to sue their creator Epic Games for copyright infringement.
The rapper 2 Milly, the actor Alfonso Ribeiro and the Russell Horning family, otherwise He is known as the Backpack Kid and is suing the company for allegedly copying what they believe is their dance creations and not paying them for it.
Jordan Erica Webber speaks with Dr. Ing. Barbara Lauriat of the Dickson Poon School of Law at King's College London on why we should look into the Elizabethan period to learn more about intellectual property law. She also talks to former Guardian games editor Keith Stuart about what's going on with the lawsuits. Attorney Alex Tutty then explains why it is unlikely to be an open case.
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