Plaintiff Eros, LLC, a maker and seller of virtual adult-themed objects within the Second Life platform, sued defendants and alleged that they have made and sold unauthorized copies of plaintiff's virtual products within Second Life using plaintiff's trademark. This docket was last retrieved on May 29, These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia. Why Is My Information Online? Subscribe to Justia's Free Newsletters featuring summaries of federal and state court opinions.
Summons issued as to Robert Leatherwood for Eros, LLC v. Doe :: Justia Dockets & Filings
Jurisdiction Copyright Property Rights Virtual Worlds in China Conclusion Law and Order in Virtual Worlds One clear impact virtual worlds have had on the real world are the legal issues that have arisen during their growth. While there are Federal laws to regulate the internet in general, there are not any that deal with virtual worlds specifically. However, current laws are being used in cases involving virtual property and will the outcomes of these court cases will undoubtedly shape the future of virtual worlds. Jurisdiction One fundamental question that arises is to what extent can government even regulate what occurs in virtual worlds? This question was partially addressed in the case of Voyeur Dorm v.
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