• 04.21.22

    Manatt Represents Gamelancer, Inc., in Its Sale to Wondr Gaming Corp.

    A Manatt team represented Gamelancer, Inc., currently the largest online gaming platform on TikTok and Snapchat with more than 26.5 million followers, in its sale to Wondr Gaming Corp., a publicly traded entertainment company on the Canadian Securities Exchange.

  • 02.10.22

    Manatt Represents Metaverse Development Studio Melon, Inc., in NFL Roblox Launch

    Manatt represented Melon, Inc. in the creation of NFL Tycoon, a new Roblox experience developed in partnership with the National Football League that will engage fans in interactive NFL-themed gameplay and offer a virtual hangout destination with activations tied to League events.

  • 07.02.21

    Reece Quoted on NCAA’s New Name, Image and Likeness Policy Changes

    Matthew Reece and Ned Sherman were quoted in Bloomberg Law on new name, image and likeness laws that will force the NCAA to allow college athletes to profit from legitimate brand partnerships without losing their eligibility.

  • 04.09.21

    Manatt Represents Games Company XSET in Partnership With Latin Superstar Ozuna

    Members of Manatt’s digital and technology transactions team, led by Ned Sherman, structured and negotiated the latest high-profile deal in the games industry for esports company XSET, building a partnership with the chart-topping Puerto Rican singer Ozuna

  • 02.01.21

    Manatt Secures Win in First All-Virtual Patent Infringement Jury Trial

    A Manatt team led by intellectual property protection and enforcement partner Robert Becker and litigation partner Christopher Wanger successfully secured a $4 million judgment on behalf of Ironburg Inventions Ltd, the patent holding arm of Scuf Gaming, in the nation’s first all-virtual ...

  • 01.29.21

    Manatt Represents Subnation Media in Acquisition of Equity Interest in XTRA Gaming

    Members of Manatt’s digital and technology transactions team represented Subnation Media, a games and esports media holding company, in its acquisition of equity interest in the prominent North American Fortnite esports team XTRA Gaming.As a result of the deal, Subnation will lead ...

  • 06.19.20

    Suennen Quoted in MedCity News on the FDA’s First Video Game Treatment Approval

    Manatt Digital and Technology group and venture capital / emerging companies practice leader Lisa Suennen spoke with MedCity News on the FDA’s decision to approve Akili Interactive’s request to market its video game as a treatment for ADHD. In the article, Pavlovic discussed the ...

  • 12.06.19

    Yen and Sherman Recognized on Variety’s 2019 Dealmakers Impact Report

    Manatt Entertainment Leader Lindsay Conner and partner Sophia Yen, as well as digital technology and transactions practice Leader Ned Sherman were named on Variety’s 2019 Dealmakers Impact Report.

  • 12.14.17

    Makers of ‘Star Citizen’ Sued by Game Engine Creators

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, media and sports litigation practice, in an article discussing an unfolding video game lawsuit. Game engine creator Crytek GmbH is suing Cloud Imperium Games Corp., the makers of the not-yet-released ...

  • 11.09.17

    Tencent Says Video Games Could Be Next for Snapchat

    Reuters quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, on Tencent’s recent investment in Snapchat owner, Snap Inc. According to the article, Snap disclosed that Chinese investment company Tencent had purchased 145.8 million of its shares ...

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