The two-day conference, The Law of Digital Games kicks off today at the Seaport Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. The event explores the intersection of video gaming and the law and how each can have an impact on the other in both positive and negative ways. Topics include everything from free-to-play games and hiring and agent to user privacy and protections.
Industry folks and lawyers taking part in the event include Debra Baker, Esq., SVP, Global Business Development at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Seth D. Krauss, Esq., EVP and GC at Take-Two Interactive Software; Walter Somol, Director, Tech Community Outreach at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center; Marco F. Mereu, Esq., VP, Business Development and GC at uCool; Pamela Ostroff, Esq., Senior Counsel for Electronic Arts; Mark Rein, VP and Co-Founder of Epic Games; David Stelzer, Esq., Head of Video Games Department at Creative Artists Agency; James Alan Cook, Esq., GC and EVP, Business and Legal Affairs at Gaikai; Katrina A. Blodgett, Esq., Staff Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the Federal Trade Commission; and Christian Genetski, Esq., Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Entertainment Software Association.
You can find out more about the event here.