Experts to discuss legal issues in eSports at LawInSport 3rd Annual Conference
published on 30 August 2017
Legal and esports experts coming together to discuss the legal issues impacting stakeholders in eSports, arguably the world’s fastest growing sport, at the 3rd Annual LawInSport Conference.
With the rise of eSport the professional gamers, teams, leagues and broadcasters stakeholders face an ever evolving legal minefield. The eSports panel will discuss the legal frameworks, contractual and intellectual property issues around eSports. Attendees can look forward to an exciting insight into the views of e-sports lawyers, team executives and sponsors at the forefront of shaping esports’ legal landscape.
The Panel will be chaired by Chris Bond, Editorial Director at LawInSport, and the speakers are:
- Malph Minns, Managing Director at Strive Sponsorship
- Jas Purewal, Partner at Purewal & Partners LLP
- Anna Baumann, Principal at Esports Lawyer & Esports Integrity Coalition Disciplinary Panel member
- Emin Ozkurt, LL.M, Managing Partner of Ozkurt Law Offices, General Counsel for Riot Games in Turkey
- Róisín O'Shea, Head of Partnerships at Fnatic
- Andrew Nixon, Head of Sport at Sheridans
The meeting of minds promises to give the rare and contemporary insight into the latests developments in the law as applied to eSports, and what we can expect for the future.
For further information and to see the full agenda and speaker list go to: https://www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-events/annual-conference-2017.
You can follow updates from the conference on Twitter using #LISconf17.
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