Tuesday, August 20, 2019

How could blockchain technology disrupt the music industry?

What is a blockchain? At its core, a blockchain is a distributed database (meaning a database that is not stored centrally, with duplicate copies on thousands of...

French government increases video game industry tax credits

Scope of application of the French tax credit scheme Created in 2007, the tax credit scheme for the video game industry applies to companies that are...

Poland wants to block illegal online gambling – but will it...

Poland's legal landscape in relation to online gambling is complex. Currently, the only legal form of online gambling is betting, which may only be...

Skin betting: the multi-billion dollar craze that’s taken hold of online...

Betting has always been inextricably linked to sport and the burgeoning world of esports is no exception. But out of this rapidly evolving space...

The Rise of eSports: From Dark Basements to Sold Out Arenas

Perhaps outshined by the spectacular Olympic Games (and a stellar performance by team GB), a small but symbolically significant side-event took place this summer:...

Change is on the cards – how the Czech Republic is...

All bets are off – what are the proposals? The Gambling Act is an attempt by the Czech government to regulate the online gambling market...

Part 1 – Let the games begin: German IP law in...

In this article, the first of two articles, we consider copyright and ancillary copyright and design rights. Look out for Part 2 covering the impact of trademarks,...

VIDEO: Event Report – Esports BAR in Cannes

The twice-annual conference brings together key stakeholders from across the esports industry for three days of meetings, seminars and networking. The video below sees Will...

‘Compensation’ versus ‘punishment’ in Polish copyright – a major court ruling...

Copyright enforcement laws specify the remedies that rights holders can demand in cases of copyright infringement. These include demands to cease the infringement, to...

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