LOS ANGELES —GLW, a litigation and transactional law firm with offices in Los Angeles, San Diego and Silicon Valley, has launched its Video Game Law Practice Group focusing on multiple disciplines, including patent, copyright, trademark and business litigation, as well as IP licensing and privacy law. GLW’s Video Game Law Practice Group consists of more than a dozen experienced and dedicated attorneys focusing on the multifaceted legal issues facing this multi-billion dollar industry.

“GLW is excited to offer legal services tailored to the constantly evolving landscape and complex issues related to digital technology and the video game industry,” said Nathan Lowenstein, one of GLW’s founding partners. 

Founding partner Kenneth Weatherwax added, “GLW has a large team of extraordinary attorneys with significant experience handling these types of legal issues. We are poised to help clients manage the risks and opportunities they face in the rapidly evolving world of video game law.”

The group consists of several IP attorneys who previously practiced at Irell & Manella LLP, including GLW partners Nathan Lowenstein and Kenneth Weatherwax, as well as Ofer Bleiweiss, Eric Hanson, and Trevor Stockinger.  Other members of the group include Katherine Huang, formerly a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olsen LLP, Kathryn Russo, Shant Tchakerian, Roya Rahmanpour, Clifford Chang and Patrick Maloney.  Numerous members of the group have significant experience representing some of the largest video game companies in the world in high stakes litigations. 

GLW is also proud to boast the addition of Professor Robert D. Brain of Loyola Law School Los Angeles, the co-author of the first and leading casebook exclusively devoted to the subject of computer and video game law.  Additionally, Professor Betsy Rosenblatt of Whittier Law School also teaches a course on Video Game Law.  Both Professor Brain and Professor Rosenblatt are Of Counsel to GLW.