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

Interactive entertainment is the 21st century art form. Thanks to breakthrough technologies, our players will literally inhabit our stories, reach out and embrace our charaters. It is indistinguishable from magic.

Paul Bettner, Founder and CEO of Playful Corp., and MWM client

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Munck Wilson Mandala Named a 2020 Inc. Best Workplace; Only Full-Service Law Firm Recognized in the Nation

Collecting data from more than 3,000 submissions, Inc. singled out 395 finalists nationally for this year’s list.  Each nominated company took part in an employee survey on topics including trust, management effectiveness, perks, and confidence in the future.  Inc. gathered, analyzed, and audited the data. The strongest engagement scores came from companies that prioritize the

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Munck Wilson Mandala and Five Partners Honored in the 2020 IAM Patent 1000 Publication

Online and in its printed version, the IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as one of the definitive ‘go-to’ resources for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the US. IAM listings are the result of an exhaustive qualitative research process to identify outstanding firms and individuals across

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Munck Wilson Mandala’s Michael Rodriguez Graduates from Hispanic Austin Leadership

Rodriguez is a member of Munck Wilson Mandala’s technology/intellectual property law group, concentrating his practice on patent and trademark preparation and prosecution.  His clients are in the construction, electronics, energy, retail, restaurant, telecommunications, pet-care, vehicle manufacturing, and defense industries. As a college student, Rodriguez was both an athlete and a scholar, playing for the baseball

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