2019 Digital Media and Video Game Conference - March 18, 2019 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


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UC Hastings Law School
200 McAllister Street, 2nd Floor
Alumni Reception Center
San Francisco, CA
Presented by UC Hastings Law School with the Support of The ABA's Forum on Sports and Entertainment Industries and The Beverly Hills Bar Association
Sponsored by:
Goodwin Procter
Osborne Clarke

Conference Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Marketing, Promotions and NextGen Business Models: What to Know and What to Expect, Including With Respect to Loot Boxes, Gambling and the Shift to Mobile

  • Moderator, Ben Golant, Chief Counsel, IP Policy, The Entertainment Software Association
  • Jim Gatto, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Melissa Riahei, Strategic Business Advisor, iGaming, Sports Betting & Lottery
  • Patrick O’Brien, Business Development and Corporate Affairs, N3twork
  • Douglas Reilly, Vice President, Lucasfilm Games

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Gender Bias and Related Issues

  • Moderator. Kelly Conway, General Counsel, Linden Labs
  • Ada Duan, GM, Business Development, Microsoft Global Gaming Partnerships & Development
  • Judith Keyes, Partner, Davis, Wright & Tremaine LLP
  • Jamie Dolkas, Director of Women's Leadership, UC Hastings

11:15a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Doing Business in China

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch -- Hosted By Venable

Keynote Address: The State of the Entertainment Software Industry

Stanley Pierre-Louis will provide an update on the current state of the entertainment software industry, its key developments and innovations and the most pressing issues facing practitioners in this space.

Stanley Pierre-Louis, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Entertainment Software Association

Brown Bag Lunch Breakout Session for Law Students and Young Lawyers

1:30pm – 2:45pm IP Litigation Who’s Who

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. VR, AR, and ???: Oh My! – Another look at this quickly evolving space

  • Moderator, David Fink, Partner, Venable
  • David Anderman, Former COO/GC, Lucasfilm, Ltd. and former CBO, Jaunt, Inc.
  • Eric Baum, Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Marine Gallois, Director, Product Counsel, Niantic
  • Dave Murphy, Corporate Counsel, Sony Interactive Entertainment

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Break

4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Professional & Amateur Sports, eSports and Video Games

5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception, Hosted by Goodwin Procter

This program is eligible for 7.50 hours of MCLE credits, of which 1.25 hours qualifies for the “elimination of bias” credit.  To receive MCLE credits you must complete the Sign In/Out form, as well as the Record of Attendance by providing all requested information. Both forms along with the Evaluation Form will be located at the registration table.


The University of California, Hastings College of the Law is committed to making its facilities and events accessible in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need reasonable accommodations, please contact the Disability Access Hotline at 415-581-4848 or DAH@uchastings.edu at least two weeks before the event.