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 On the Road 


6 June 2019

maastricht university - faculty of law


13.00-13.20 - Registration

13.20-13.30 - Welcome

13.30-14.45 - Video games as copyright works and interactive storytelling

The speakers will address the legal qualification of video games as a computer programme or a copyright work. Also, the legal protection for board games and how that may change when games are offered in a digital context will be addressed.

Chair: Gaetano Dimita (Queen Mary University of London)

“Games according to Dutch law: copyright work or computer programme?

Rene Otto (Laywer Van Iersel Luchtman Advocaten)

“Legal Protection of Board Games from classic to digital

Philip Usadel (Legal Counsel Ravensburger AG)

14.45-15.15 - Break

15.15-16.30 - Serious games in health care

This panel will address the impact of medical device law and the GDPR on the development and functioning of games used in healthcare.

Chair: Anke Moerland (Maastricht University)

Rik Geurts (Lawyer Van Iersel Luchtman Advocaten)
Jurriaan van Rijswijk (Games for Health Foundation)

16.30-17.15 - Fireside chat on the role of competition law in the video game industry and platform

Chair: Anselm Kamperman Sanders (Maastricht University)
Andrea Rizzi (Partner Insight Studio Legale)
Thomas Graf (Lawyer Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)

17.15-18.00 - Networking snacks and drinks

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