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Julian Ward

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Media & Entertainment: Gaming and Social Media
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Media & Entertainment: Gaming and Social Media - UK-wide

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Julian Ward represents a number of videogame developers and publishers in a variety of matters, including contractual, corporate and intellectual property issues.
"Highly knowledgeable, very responsive and pragmatic.""Julian is very client-focused."
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Practice Areas

Julian is head of Lee & Thompson’s Digital & Technology and Video Games groups. He is a digital media, IP and technology lawyer with over 18 years’ experience advising clients on all matters relating to digital content, interactive entertainment and digital publishing.

Julian provides specialist advice across multi-media platforms and all forms of media content with a particular focus on the development and publication of videogames, software applications and websites; all elements relating to the licensing and distribution of online content; e-commerce and digital retail; online platforms, distribution and broadcasting (DTO, VOD, OTT); the technology architecture underpinning digital platforms; online advertising and marketing; rights management and clearance, personality rights, e-sports, betting and gambling compliance; social media publishing, the monetisation of digital content and all areas of data protection, privacy and cyber-security.

Career

Before joining Lee & Thompson in May 2017, Julian was Head of Digital media at Hamlins having previously spent over a decade as in-house counsel to leading media and technology companies, including BBC World Wide as Head of Business & Legal Affairs for digital retail and games, and leading video games developer and publisher Codemasters as Head of Legal.

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