Butterworths International Interactive Entertainment Law (Interactive Entertai)

Venue: London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 30, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 30, 2012
Registration Date: Oct 29, 2012
Early Registration Date: Sep 07, 2012
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Why attend this conference?
Bigger than film, bigger than music, interactive entertainment is the world’s largest entertainment industry. The rise of online, mobile and social gaming especially means the video games industry provides excellent opportunities for business leaders and practitioners alike.

This burgeoning industry poses legal issues relating to data protection, privacy, the status of virtual goods and currencies and freedom of information.

Furthermore, from copyright and trade marks, to the ever increasing number of patent trolls in the industry, interactive entertainment raises a host of intellectual property issues which have led to a dramatic rise in IP litigation.

Chaired by Paul Gardner, Head of Interactive Entertainment at Osborne Clarke, Butterworths’ Interactive Entertainment Law brings together international interactive entertainment leaders to discuss these issues. Join CEOs, Managing
Directors, Global Heads of Business Development, General Counsel, Heads of Legal, Directors of IP and Lawyers to explore the law in a interactive entertainment context and its effect on business strategy and vision.

Do not miss this unprecedented opportunity to address the following key questions:
• Interactive entertainment is the fastest growing media with predicted sales of $85 billion by 2015 – how is the law evolving to facilitate such growth?
• With the shift of gaming to online, mobile and social gaming, what legal challenges are being faced and how do you respond?
• How do you create an effective legal strategy to protect your company from privacy and data protection threats?
• What is behind the rise in IP litigation and patent trolls and how do protect your company from litigation?
• What are the business models of the future and what role will the law play in fostering these emerging models?

Who should attend?
• Interactive Entertainment Executives - this is a great opportunity to gain a cutting edge insight into the present challenges and opportunities in the video games industry.

The event will also allow you to understand how recent legal developments may affect your company strategy and outlook.
• Corporate Counsel - this event provides you with a unique opportunity to network with your peers and be up-to-date with the latest business and legal developments in the games industry.
• Media, Entertainment, IP and IT Lawyers - you will gain an unparalleled insight into legal issues in a video games industry context and understand how to capitalise on the fastest growing entertainment industry in the world.