Ukie Hotline: Harbottle & Lewis LLP - Mike Jones and Kostya Lobov

Information & Contact Details

On the 23rd of July, 10:00am - 16:00pm, Mike Jones and Kostya Lobov from Harbottle & Lewis LLP are available to answer questions on the Ukie Hotline. Read on for more information.  

Please note, you are able to also submit questions before via the email addresses outlined above (for free). 

About Harbottle & Lewis LLP

Harbottle & Lewis is a law firm focussed on the Technology Media and Entertainment sectors. We have been advising video games clients since the outset of the industry and are widely recognised as one of the leading law firms in the video games industry.

Our clients include micro and multi studios, publishers, console/platform owners, PC and mobile games financiers, AR and VR businesses, online platforms, middleware developers, esports businesses, industry trade bodies and industry figures.  We would be happy to provide legal, strategic or commercial advice to Ukie members.

What type of questions can I ask Mike Jones and Kostya Lobov?

We are often asked to provide advice on a number of different issues arising out of the video games industry such as:

  • Financing video games;
  • Publishing and development agreements;
  • Licensing arrangements;
  • The protection and exploitation of intellectual property (including the inclusion of third parties’ intellectual property in video games);
  • The UK’s video games tax relief;
  • Taking on employees or contractors;
  • Advertising and marketing;
  • M&A, investments, shareholder arrangements and other corporate matters;
  • Data Protection; 
  • Terms of Use and Privacy Policies;
  • Consumer law issues;
  • Disputes (including with suppliers, contractors, landlords, business partners and employees). 

If you’d like to talk to us please get in touch!