In the document below, you will find the facts of the 2017 case. Please note that while all the names, countries, and other personal circumstances have been replaced to protect the privacy of the participants, the substantial details of this case are based on the actual disputes that recently happened, have been litigated in a court of law, and ended with a number of rulings that came into force. As such, this case requires a practical approach that you would normally display when working on a real case under similar circumstances.

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Games Industry Law Summit 2017’s Legal Challenge finalists (listed here in alphabetical order):

  • K. Bańbura (PL)
  • E. Fava (IT)
  • N. Parkhimovich (BY)
  • K. Riley (US)
  • Y. Yefanau (UK)

If you have a question related to this Legal Challenge, you can reach the organizers by sending an email to Sergei. Please note that only questions related to the procedure can be addressed at this time. Questions on the substance of the case are not accepted.

Presented by

Organized by


S. Gregory Boyd
Partner at Frankfurt Kurnit
New York, US
Greg Pilarowski
Partner at Pillar Legal
San Francisco, US
Katya Nemova
Head of Business & Legal Practice
Vilnius, LT
Paul Gardner
Partner at Wiggin
London, UK
Roman Zanin
General Counsel at Wargaming
Nicosia, CY
Tobias Schelinski
Partner at TaylorWessing
Hamburg, DE

1st place

€1,000 (bank transfer)
plus the entry ticket to the Summit (non-transferable).

Yahor Yefanau
Legal Challenge 2017 Finalist
London, UK

2nd place

€500 (bank transfer)
plus the entry ticket to the Summit (non-transferable).

Nastassia Parkhimovich
Finalist at Legal Challenge 2017
Minsk, BY

3rd – 5th place

Entry ticket to the Summit

Emanuele Fava
Legal Challenge 2017 Finalist
Milan, IT
Kacper Banbura
Business Development at GOG
Warsaw, PL
Kathleen Riley
Legal Challenge 2017 Finalist
Chapel Hill, US