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Images tend to be copyrighted. You'd have to take into consideration both the rights of the photographer, and the depicted person. I'd expect you would have to get both the player's and the photographer's permission to use the images. That permission will most likely cost you a lot of money, especially for people like Messi. You should probably just read ...


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Welcome to the awful world of copyright, intellectual property, license and patent. First of all, a game is not an invention: you can't patent it. Taking inspiration from another game would be a problem of intellectual property. Intellectual property is a very fragile notion. In fact, in most countries, taking the character of Pikachu, making it blue with ...


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Here is what the US Government Copyright Office has to say about the matter: http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl108.html Quoting the first paragraph from the above: "Copyright does not protect the idea for a game, its name or title, or the method or methods for playing it. Nor does copyright protect any idea, system, method, device, or trademark material ...



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