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.
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.
Multiplay is a leading specialist in online game server hosting. Our hybrid cloud technology powers some of the world’s largest online games, automatically scaling to meet global player demand. The hybrid approach seamlessly blends a global network of bare metal servers with the flexible burst capacity from the leading cloud providers. A 24/7 team of gaming specialists provide round-the-clock monitoring and support to ensure players around the globe get the very best online gaming experience.
NLAE’s mission is to develop and operate Europe’s best multi-purpose arena and tournament spaces. We are designing the future of live entertainment venues for traditional sports, entertainment and esport. We are delivering the creative industry’s sustainable jobs for the future. By leveraging the booming global esports market we are regenerating cities.
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: