Interactive Entertainment Law Review



Dr Gaetano Dimita, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Professor Jon Festinger, Q.C. , Allard School of Law (UBC), Centre for Digital Media, Canada, and Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Dr Marc Mimler, Bournemouth University, UK


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Aims and Scope

The aim of the Interactive Entertainment Law Review is to serve as a peer-reviewed hub for legal analysis of interactive entertainment, video games, virtual/augmented/mixed realities, social media, and all related and emergent forms of digital interactive entertainment. The Journal is published twice a year with articles focusing on the legal changes, challenges and controversies in this high profile and increasingly critical area of legal inquiry.

The scope of subjects include:

Copyright, trademark, patent and fair use;
EULAs and contracts;
Privacy, personality and surveillance;
Internet and communications;
Freedoms and censorship;
Consumer protections

High quality contributions from academic, industry and legal practitioners are sought and welcomed.

Editorial Board

Gregory Boyd, Partner, Frankfurt Kunit
Lord Timothy Clement-Jones, CBE, Chair of Council, QMUL
Mia Consalvo, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Game Studies & Design, Concordia University
Ross Dannenberg, Senior Partner, Banner & Witcoff
Paul Gardner, Partner, Wiggin
David Greenspan, Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law
Sean F. Kane, Partner, Frankfurt Kunit
Scott M. Kelly, Partner, Banner & Witcoff
Dr Yin Harn Lee, Lecturer, University of Sheffield
Dr Andreas Lober, Partner, Beiten Burkhardt
Dinusha Mendis, Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM), University of Bournemouth
Arty Rajendra, Partner, Osborne Clarke
Chris Reed, Professor of Electronic Commerce Law, Queen Mary University of London
Graham Reynolds, Assistant Professor, Allard School of Law, UBC
Andrea Rizzi, Partner, Osborne Clarke
Alexandre Rudoni, Partner, Allen & Overy
Uma Suthersanen, Professor of International Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London
Dr Kimberly Voll, Senior Technical Designer, Riot Games
​Dr Axel von Walter, Partner, Beiten Burkhardt

Industry Advisory Board

Richard Ball
Vyte Danileviciute, International Counsel, Riot Games
Virginie Gringarten, Associate General Counsel Ubisoft
Sergei Klimov, Charlie Oscar
Chia-Chi Li, Attorney, Tencent
Darren Mulcahy, Head of Legal - Europe, Riot Games
Canon Pence, General Counsel, Epic Games
Sol Rogers, Founder/CEO, Rewind
Tamara Sakolchyk, Business & Legal Affairs Counsel,

Author Submissions

Article manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with our house style guidelines: IELR guidance

Terms of publication

If your article is accepted for publication, you will be asked to sign our standard Contributor Agreement
IELR Contributor Agreement

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ISSN (Print): 2515-3870
ISSN (Online): 2515-3889

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