Electronic Gaming

  • Game On: With vast resources and focused knowledge, Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys help video game studios, esports teams, publishers, content and rights owners, hardware developers, broadcasters, advertisers, and other industry actors address virtually all legal aspects of this dynamic industry. Our team has worked with clients in a wide variety of transactions with recognized names in the industry, including Apple, Microsoft, Netflix, Nintendo, ZeniMax Media, Inc., and Zynga, to name a few.
  • Level Up Your Legal Protection: Video and interactive gaming, esports, and the personalities who stream live are drawing audiences, sponsors, and online communities where opportunity and revenue continue to grow along with the required skills of legal advisors who understand the dynamic nature of the business and its risks. For more than two decades, MWM has represented clients through the challenges and opportunities presented in the world of video games, esports, and electronic gaming.

Munck Wilson Mandala’s electronic gaming and esports practice is at the forefront of the rapidly converging worlds of video games, esports, virtual and augmented reality, entertainment, mobile media, music, and social networking. Our attorneys leverage deep industry knowledge with legal capabilities in diverse areas including information technology, intellectual property, data protection, corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, labor and employment, regulatory/compliance, and litigation.

With deep cross-industry experience, MWM helps major players in the booming esports, gaming and interactive media industries navigate potential legal issues, stay ahead of the competition, and reach next-level success.

Our innovative team understands all facets of this expanding international market and can confidently guide esports and gaming clients through a variety of legal protections.

We see the big picture to stay ahead of trends, navigate challenges, and proactively identify opportunities for our clients.

Our Clients Include:

  • Content Creators
  • Esports Organizations
  • Game Developers
  • Influencers
  • Investors/Startups
  • Media and Advertising Companies
  • Streamers and eSports Athletes/Competitors
  • Tournament and Charitable Event Organizers

Our Services Include:

  • Advertising, Promotions, & Sponsorships
  • Commercial Joint Ventures
  • Communications, Media Rights, & Broadcasting
  • Compliance with FTC Guidelines
  • Copyrights
  • Employment, Professional Services, & Appearance Contracts
  • Esports Team Representation
  • Game Development Agreements
  • Influencer Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Protection & Compliance
  • Investment & Venture Capital Financing
  • Labor & Employment
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Media Rights
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mobile Gaming
  • Name, Image & Likeness
  • Online Streaming Rights
  • Patents
  • Publicity Rights
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Real Estate Acquisition
  • Securities Offerings & other Financing
  • Sponsorships & Endorsements
  • Trademark
  • Venue Hire Agreements

Of Counsel
Austin


Senior Associate
Dallas


Principal Attorney
Dallas


Principal Attorney
Dallas


Managing Partner, Los Angeles
Los Angeles


Principal Attorney
Austin


Partner
Los Angeles


Senior Associate
Dallas


Chair, Transactional Law
Dallas


Co-Chair Patent
Dallas


Partner
Los Angeles


Associate
Los Angeles


Senior Counsel
Dallas


Senior Counsel
Dallas


Founding Partner
Dallas


Partner
Los Angeles