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VGBA European Summit 2019

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The VGBA European Summit: Game Business and Legal Affairs is the definitive conference for international practitioners of interactive entertainment law. Drawing the largest audience of in-house counsel from game publishers and developers, the annual event matches a senior audience and expert speakers for a full day of dynamic discussion and socialization among peers. Panels feature experienced in-house counsel and industry lawyers from most major jurisdictions and offer fresh insights into worldwide developments in video game law, including regulatory, IP and contractual issues. The summit is part of gamescom congress, a two-day conference right on site at Europe’s largest industry trade show, gamescom.

Fenwick associate Joseph Schenck is speaking on two panels:​​​​​​

Lightning Talk: "eSports Players are artists? Potential Lessons from Tfue’s Current Suit Against Faze Clan"

Analysis and discussion of some issues raised by the recent suit filed by Fortnite player Tfue against his team Faze Clan.

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“eSports update”​​​​​​

From the licensing and legal status of players on collegiate teams, to contracts within the leagues, to possible legal repercussions of the public actions of these athletes, industry experts share insights on the hot topics of the eSports world.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​