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Paul Gardner

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Wiggin LLP

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Computer games


Paul is a partner who specialises in commercial transactions and regulatory issues relating to the cross-over of technology and entertainment, with a particular focus on the computer games industry. 

He has extensive experience of the contractual and copyright issues relating to content licensing and distribution through new media platforms and applications, including digital distribution, streaming and web-based services.

Paul also advises on the regulatory issues relating to the creation and exploitation of digital entertainment products and services including age ratings, broadcast and telecom regulations, collecting society issues, data privacy, virtual currencies, e-commerce and betting and gaming regulations.

He advises a number of leading computer games publishers, studios and other organisations in the computer games industry.


Prior to joining Wiggin, Paul was a partner at Osborne Clarke.

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Gardner (Computer games) - Wiggin LLP

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Wiggin LLP has a 'wealth of talent' for media and entertainment sector mandates, where it handles contentious and non-contentious matters. The team offers expertise across advertising, marketing, sponsorship, film, TV, content distribution and transmission, corporate, content protection and litigation, computer games, technology, music, publishing, interactive content and media finance. Among the 'fantastic team'; Sean James specialises in the creation, acquisition, licensing and distribution of content, as well as broadcast advertising; Charles Moore specialises in film and television production, financing and distribution; Medwyn Jones advises on the development, finance, production and distribution of television programmes, and also handles sponsorship and broadcasting issues; Neil Gillard is active across film and television production, finance and distribution; Chris Hanson is a media finance expert and led advice for MUFG Union Bank on a loan for the financing of the production of the next film in the Kingsman series; and David Quli is instructed by financiers, producers and distributors on the financing of films, television programmes, video games and music. Elsewhere, Paul Gardner is 'incredibly knowledgeable on the computer game sector'; Daniel Whybrew is 'strong on TV and film financing work'; and Sarah MacDonald, who was recently promoted to partner, heads the advertising, marketing and sponsorship team.

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