28 February 2020

Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28 street, Gmach Audytoryjny WNPiSM, 00-927 Warsaw, Poland


Registration starts at 09:30 - Conference starts at 10:00

10:15 - 11:00 - Games and Culture Session


Chair: Dr Michaela McDonald, Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London

  • Dr Piotr Kubiński, Narra/University of Warsaw

    • Video Games and Humanities Studies

  • Paweł Miechowski, 11bit studios

    • The language of games as perceived by 11 bit studios

11:00 - 11:45 - Intellectual Property Law

Chair: Dr Gaetano Dimita, Senior Lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University London

  • Rafał Kłoczko, Chief Legal Counsel,CD Projekt RED, 

    • Free speech vs IP in EU

  • Alina Trapova, Lecturer at Università Bocconi,

    • Exhausted or not: digital distribution of video games in the EU after Tom Kabinet

  • Michał Pękała, Head of Video Games Law Practice at Linklaters, 

    • Legal nationality of video games: a copyright approach

12:15 - 13:00 - Games & Data

Chair: Andrea Rizzi, Partner, Insight Studio Legale

  • Monika Gebel, Associate at IPT Department at Baker & McKenzie Warsaw 

    • Player data processing and portability under the Digital Content Directive

  • Krzysztof Król, Head of Codes and Certification Division, Polish Personal Data Protection Office (UODO)

  • Jakub Kowal, Associate at Video Games Practice at Linklaters Warsaw 

    • Use of personal and non-personal data in video games

14:00 - 14:45 - Industry Perspective

Chair: Michał Pękała, Head of Video Games Law Practice at Linklaters

  • Tom Tomaszewski, Head of Studio, Crunching Koalas  

    • Non legal take on obtaining licenses to use music in video games

  • Dan Olthen, CEO, Black Sail Games 

    • Don't put all your eggs in one basket - how to make the indie dream a dream and not a nightmare

  • Mikołaj Marcisz, Founder, Vavel Games Studio  

    • Avoiding things that can ruin your gaming company

14:45 - 15:30 - Government Support for Games

  • Paul Gardner, Partner, Wiggin

  • Marcelina Szwed-Ziemichód, Tax Advisor at Video Games Practice at Linklaters Warsaw

    • IP Box (innovative tax incentive) in video games

16:00 - 16:45 - Current Trends

  • Chair: Nav Sunner, CEO & Founder, Navatron

    • How to play games after Brexit?

  • Wojtek Ropel, Partner, Beiten Burkhardt

    • A legal look at the biggest shitstorms in the recent past

  • Piotr Wolanin, IP Counsel, Huuuge Games

    • Lootboxes in Poland - current shape and legal status

16:45 - 17:30 - Influencers

Chair: Anna Ceynowa

  • Marcin Fijałkowski, Partner at IPT Department at Baker & McKenzie Warsaw

    • Legal framework of cooperation with influencers in the video game industry

  • Kostya Lobov, Senior Associate, Harbottle & Lewis

    • TBC

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