Games & eSports

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The Games & eSports industry is dynamic, constantly evolving, and presents unique legal challenges. LSW has a dedicated team of experts who specialize in providing legal support to businesses operating in this exciting field.

Contract Drafting and Negotiation

We assist game developers, publishers, platform providers, and eSport organizations in drafting and negotiating contracts. Whether it’s licensing agreements, distribution deals, or collaboration contracts, we ensure that our clients’ interests are protected. Our expertise extends to cloud solutions, an essential aspect of modern gaming platforms.

Esports Events and Sponsorship Agreements

Organizing esports events involves complex legal considerations. LSW helps clients navigate the legal landscape by advising on event organization, sponsorship agreements, and media partnerships. We work closely with esports teams, game publishers, and event organizers to ensure smooth operations and compliance with regulations.

Intellectual Property Protection

Intellectual property (IP) is crucial in the Games & eSports industry. Our team assists clients in trademark registration, copyright protection, and IP enforcement. We understand the value of branding, game titles, and character designs, and we help our clients safeguard their creative assets.

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Regulatory Compliance

The gaming industry is subject to various regulations, including data privacy, consumer protection, and advertising rules. LSW provides guidance on compliance, helping clients navigate legal requirements while staying innovative and competitive.

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

In case of disputes, our litigators represent clients in court proceedings, arbitration, or negotiation. Whether it’s contractual disputes, IP infringement claims, or eSport player-related issues, we strive for efficient and favorable outcomes.

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Contract Drafting and Negotiation:
  • Crafting contracts that govern the use, distribution, and licensing of gaming content.
  • Assisting with agreements related to game distribution across platforms.
  • Drafting contracts for collaborations between game developers, publishers, and other stakeholders.
  • Advising on suitable cloud solutions for modern gaming platforms.
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Esports Events and Sponsorship Agreements:
  • Legal guidance for organizing esports tournaments and events.
  • Negotiating contracts with game publishers for event rights.
  • Drafting agreements with esports teams.
  • Structuring sponsorship deals with brands and partners.
  • Legal support for media partnerships during esports events.
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Intellectual Property Protection:
  • Assisting clients in registering trademarks for game titles, logos, and branding.
  • Ensuring game content is adequately protected under copyright law.
  • Representing clients in cases of IP infringement.
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Regulatory Compliance:
  • Advising on compliance with data protection regulations.
  • Ensuring adherence to consumer rights laws.
  • Guiding clients on legal aspects of game advertising.
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Transactional support:
  • Assistance with mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.
  • Structuring investment deals: seed funding, venture capital, and debt/equity financing.
  • Intellectual property (IP) transactions and licensing agreements
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Dispute Resolution and Litigation:
  • Representing clients in disputes arising from contracts.
  • Legal action against infringement of intellectual property.
  • Handling legal matters related to players, teams, and game developers.
CI Games S.A.
Comprehensive legal advisory for computer and video games producer listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
People Can Fly
Full-scope advisory for the Polish mobile games producer listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
AGO esports
Comprehensive advisory for the Polish e-sports organization supporting players competing in Counter Strike and League of Legends. Advising on strategic topics including the team’s partnership of this team with Rouge network in League of Legends games.
Advising SuperScale and SuperScale’s founder on obtaining financing from an industry investor, Level-Up and business angels. The company is one of the main development partners in Poland for mobile game developers and publishers. The advisory included preparation and negotiation of transaction documentation, including the investment agreement.
CD Projekt Red S.A.
Advising the company CD Projekt RED (the largest video game producer in Europe and one of the 20 largest companies in Poland) on the acquisition of a property with a total area of 5 hectares located on Jagiellońska Street in Warsaw, for the reconstruction of existing buildings into the new global headquarters of CD Projekt, with a design reminiscent of the Google campus in California.

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