Games Industry Law Summit –Legal Challenge VII

The Legal Challenge is the annual moot court focused exclusively on the matters of the international games industry. Supported by both the law firms engaged with the industry and the global games studios, the competition in the season of 2023/2024 celebrates its 7th edition.

The Judge Panel is made of 15 practicing in-house and law firm experts who come from every corner of the world and bring a wealth of litigation experience in the context of different legal systems.

We expect the case to be published in November 2023, with the registration deadline in January 2024 and the oral hearings scheduled for late March 2024.

Registered teams

The list of teams accepted for Legal Challenge VII, and their members, will be published in early January 2024, once the registration closes.

Registered teams


Registration ends January 12, 2024. Semifinals and finals scheduled for March 18-22, 2024. Full timeline available at the link below.


Previous competitions

In 2024, this moot court runs for the 7th time. In this section, you can access galleries and lists of winning teams from previous competitions.

Past competitions

Presiding Judge

Mountis, George
Co-Managing Partner at Chrysostomides
Nicosia, Cyprus


Pagnanelli, Karin
Partner at MSK
Los Angeles, US
Benyamin, Clara
Partner - Founder at CBLF Avocats
Paris, France
Erozan, Boğaç
Managing Senior Legal Counsel at Riot Games
Dublin, Ireland
Gebel, Monika
Lead IP Counsel at People Can Fly
Warsaw, Poland
Guidobaldi, Luca
Salary Partner at ADVANT Nctm
Rome, Italy
Hilgert, Felix
Partner at Osborne Clarke
Koh, Meryl 许君宁
Director (IP & Dispute Resolution) at Drew & Napier LLC
Koornhof, Pieter
Chief Operating Officer at 24 Bit Games
Cape Town, South Africa
Kruszewska, Anna
Partner at Hasik Rheims & Partners
Warsaw, Poland
Lobov, Kostyantyn
Partner at Harbottle & Lewis
London, UK
Lu, Yue 卢月
Senior Associate at Pillar Legal
Walnut Creek, US
Morgan, Christine
Partner at Reed Smith
San Francisco, US
Olmedo, Efrain
Counsel at Santamarina y Steta
Mexico city, Mexico
Tang, Tracey 汤擎
Partner at AnJie Broad
Shanghai, China

Case Commitee

Nemova, Katya
Deputy General Counsel at Wargaming
Vilnius, Lithuania
Alexandrou, Alexandros
IP Specialist at EUIPO
Alicante, Spain
Firsava, Darya
Head of Intellectual Property Practice at Wargaming
Nicosia, Cyprus
Romanovsky, Roman
Legal Counsel at Wargaming
Prague, CZ
Sakolchyk, Tamara
Business & Compliance at Epic Games
Nicosia, Cyprus