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Video games in and out of court (December 2019 — April 2020). Part One.
Our friends at law firm Semenov&Pevzner have put together an exhaustive overview of the most significant legal disputes that have impacted the video games industry since late 2019.
This overview covers both notable lawsuits and other impactful cases which have profoundly affected the industry without having made it to the courtroom.
Mitsubishi Motors withdraws support of Blizzard esports events over blitzchung situation
Blizzard lost one of its esports sponsors, Mitsubishi Motors. The company decided to pull its dollars in response to how Blizzard treated Chung ‘blitzchung’ Ng Wai, who openly supported Hong Kong protestors during an official Hearthstone livestream.
Video games: notable lawsuits of 2018 and 2019. Part One.
For our friends at law firm Semenov&Pevzner, the video games industry is something of a courtroom drama, if not a legal thriller. Exclusively for Game World Observer, the firm’s IP lawyers have put together a rundown of two years’ worth of video game lawsuits.