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    Gaming & Esports Lawyers

Gaming and esports has emerged as a mainstream entertainment industry, attracting the best and brightest in technological innovation and offering investors and developers a huge range of commercial opportunity.

We recognise the expanding international potential of gaming and esports; and offer clients operating in the industry a rounded legal service that brings together expert Technology and Sports specialist lawyers from across our international offices. Our experts have significant experience working with clients operating in the industry, including investors and developers, publishers and licensees of computer games, businesses that contribute to the industry, and teams and key players in esports.  

Gaming

We advise on the full spectrum of games-related agreements, including licensing deals, development and publishing agreements, end user licence agreements, merchandising, and all forms of rights exploitation agreements. We also advise on regulation and compliance (including in relation to consumer legislation and data protection law), and wider business ventures (including investments and company sale and acquisitions). on numerous investments in, and sales of, gaming companies. 

Our understanding of the cross-platform nature of computer and social gaming, combined with our understanding of the underlying technology and rights issues, means we are in a fantastic position to support key players in the industry as well as businesses wishing to integrate gaming into services and campaigns. Our clients include Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited (SIEE), NCSOFT and UKIE.

Esports

Our industry leading esports team has experience advising governing bodies, international federations, elite athletes, and global brands; agencies; and event operators on the full range of issues in the esports sector, including in relation to investments, sponsorship, rules and regulations, media rights, IP and financing.

If you are an esports team or a stakeholder looking to expand into the esports market, please do not hesitate to get in touch to find out more about how we can help. 

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