DreamHack Atlanta: Carlton Fields Esports Attorneys to Present on Legal Issues Facing the Esports and Electronic Gaming Industry

Cybersecurity and Privacy   |   Esports and Electronic Gaming   |   Intellectual Property   |   November 16, 2019 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW
Atlanta, GA  30313

Carlton Fields esports attorneys will present at the DreamHack Atlanta gaming conference on legal issues affecting the industry. The firm’s Esports and Electronic Gaming Practice Co-Chairs Steven Blickensderfer and Nicholas A. Brown, recently quoted in the Los Angeles Times, will join Technology Industry Group Chair Gail Podolsky on the panel “Ask a Lawyer (Almost) Anything: Legal Issues Facing the Esports & Gaming Industry.” 

With the rapid transition of esports from niche hobby to mainstream entertainment phenomenon comes a variety of new and unresolved legal challenges. In this panel discussion, video game and technology lawyers discuss some of the key emerging legal issues in the industry.

Topics include:

  • Esports team contracts and legal relationships with their players
  • Federal Trade Commission endorsement requirements for social media influencers
  • Collegiate esports programs (varsity and club)
  • Intellectual property and licensing issues
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy pitfalls

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