Video Game Law

We represent clients in various matters relating to gaming.

  • Protect and enforce trademarks for the names of virtual worlds and games
  • Represent and counsel video game developers and makers, publishers and distributors, technology providers, companies participating in virtual worlds, companies involved with in-game content issues, content providers, virtual world operators and technology providers and end users
  • Advise and counsel on issues relating to the use of trademarks/product placement within virtual worlds and games and licensing issues with in-game characters
  • Represent clients on matters relating to mobile games, engagement of loyalty platforms, contests and sweepstakes matters, including the design and implementation of video game tournament processes to limit liability under sweepstakes law
  • Advise, negotiate and draft various development agreements for interactive entertainment companies
  • Represent online and mobile social games development studio, mobile social games developer, trivia-based company on a variety of corporate and intellectual property legal matters, including product clearance, and the terms of service for games
  • Draft, negotiate and review licensing agreements for use of music and other content in virtual worlds and video games