LEGAL: A PLEA ON BEHALF OF FUN

11.45 am – 11.55 am
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Welcome and Introduction


Konstantin Ewald

Osborne Clarke

Patrick Sweeney

vgba

Tobias Haar

BIU

11.55 am – 1.00 pm
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1 Year Later - A Digital Single Market for Europe?

The current status of the European Commission's plan to create a single market in Europe without frontiers for digital products and services. Also discussed will be the consequences of a possible Brexit.


2.00 pm – 2.40 pm
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The New EU Data Protection Regulation

What does the new EU Data Protection Regulation mean for the games industry? Again, current developments regarding the Brexit will be examined.


Axel Voss MdEP

EVP/CDU

Caroline Gäthke

InnoGames

Nic Murfett

Take-Two Interactive Software Europe

Dr. Flemming Moos

Osborne Clarke

2.45 pm – 3.30 pm
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IP Developments and IP Litigation in Europe and the US


Dr. Christian-Henner Hentsch

BIU

Frederick Fierst

Fierst, Kane & Bloomberg

Dr. Gregor Schmid

Taylor Wessing

3.45 pm – 4.25 pm
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Advanced Drafting / Negotiation of Game Contracts

The panel will discuss recent trends in game contracts and will examine a number of clauses commonly found in agreements in the interactive entertainment industry – e.g. game development and distribution agreements, celebrity endorsement agreements, and will help identify the key issues to consider, the problems that can arise in practice, what each party may want to achieve and the possible compromise positions.


4.30 pm – 5.15 pm
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eSports: The Next Big Thing


Charles N. Slingsby

Activision Blizzard

Jas Purewal

Purewal & Partners