Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Will changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules impact the Media/Tech sectors?

The UK economy has recently been boosted by a number of media and technology businesses announcing that they will establish their main international headquarters...

Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming

Why the concern? As we have seen in other areas, the unease of gambling regulators has increased due to a combination of consumer concern, media...

The Witcher Saga: the author’s quest for additional royalties from video...

On 2 October, CDPR published a statement in which it referred to the letter it received from Sapkowski’s attorneys. The letter claims that the...

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...
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Blockchain, smart contracts and esports: a match-winning formula?

From relatively obscure origins, the advent of cryptocurrency has fuelled a blockchain (or, less catchy, "distributed ledger technology") boom in recent years. This is...

Levelling the playing field in Esports – Dutch image rights in...

To mark the occasion of the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil, the developer of the video game League of Legends ('LoL') introduced four new soccer...

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:...

eSports broadcasting – a difficult balance to strike

eSports broadcasting – a difficult balance to strike As the eSports juggernaut continues to gather momentum during 2017, one question that will be on the...

Part 2 – Let the games begin: German IP law in...

In this article, the second of a two part series (see Part 1 here), we consider trade mark law, unfair competition laws and virtual domiciliary rights. III....

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