How does the protection provided by copyrights apply to video games? This article reviews a recent court decision which offered an answer to that question in the context of the iconic video game Tetris and an extremely similar game on a smartphone platform. The article points to why Tetris ended up winning and explains the perceived extent of the copyright protection on that game.
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Video Game Copyright Infringement: Idea/Expression dichotomy in videogames