In 2015, Newzoo expects mobile games to generate $30.3 billion worldwide. The firm expects sales of the total worldwide gaming market to be $91.95 billion. The Apple’s App Store remains by far the biggest single platform in the mobile industry, accounting for about half of the mobile games market revenues in 2014 and Google Play is a close second. IP such as trade secrets and confidentiality obligations, copyright, patents, trademarks, tradenames and domain names as well as registered designs are important when it comes to game development. With these fast growth, it is crucial to understand the IP issues in game development to avoid potential pitfalls.
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