DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.
We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.
Eaton Smith has had a long association with the video games industry and has for many years been providing assistance to one of the world’s largest video games publishers/developers.
As part of our wider commercial services which we offer to clients, we are able to provide advice and assistance in this sector, whether you are a developer or publisher, licensor or prospective licensee.
We are able to prepare or advise on issues concerning, amongst other things:
The team behind epic.LAN has been involved in running UK gaming events since 2003.
To gamers, epic.LAN events are often the first step in their esports career, either as a player, talent or backstage staff. epic.LAN hosts community LAN gaming events of varying sizes around the UK with a balance of competitive and casual gaming across a range of titles and platforms.
GAME Retail Ltd is the UK’s videogames retail specialist with a network of over 320 stores, ever-developing e-commerce and m-commerce sites, an award-winning app, and a commitment to building the UK’s most valuable community of gamers.
GAME’s strategy looks to five key areas: having the best community rewards; excelling in all digital arenas; being a true omni-channel retailer; giving gamers the widest possible range of ways to pay; and ultimately delivering for the gamers of the UK. We do that through putting community at the heart of everything we do.
Harbottle & Lewis provides strategic and commercial legal advice to dynamic and creative clients. The firm is particularly skilled at advising those in the business of creating and exploiting intellectual property and other valuable rights, as well as maintaining and generating active capital.
Irwin Mitchell is unlike any other law firm. Nationally acclaimed, with a strong international capability, we offer a broad range of legal services to national and international organisations and institutions, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals.
With two experts on board and with a combined experience of nearly forty years in the games industry, we understand the commercial aspects of this sector’s deals, how the law applies to them and are therefore able to provide tailored advice across multiple projects, as well as (when required) a strategic view on key commercial decisions. We are able to support and advise games companies across the full range of legal services to ensure that we remain a one-stop-shop for all of our client’s needs.
We are a full service firm for legal services, as set out below:
Blending old-fashioned publishing sensibilities with cutting edge digital thinking, Mimram Media has over 50 years collective experience in the creative industries, with operations spilt into PR, Content Marketing, Publishing and Events.
Mimram Media produces creative, innovative campaigns tailoring both B2B and B2C packages to suit any objective.
Mimram Media is also the team behind the annual Games Media Brit List awards, which celebrate the very best of the UK’s games media talent.
Based in London with offices in New York, Mishcon de Reya services an international community of clients and provides advice in situations where the constraints of geography often do not apply. The work we undertake is cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex.
Osborne Clarke is widely recognised as the leading European law firm for the interactive entertainment industry. We advise companies from every area of this sector ranging from global publishers to indie developers and have extensive experience of all of the legal and commercial issues that they face, including: