2018 has been a year of hot debate in the ever-evolving field of video game law! The court of public opinion has been very busy evaluating the newest cases and controversies. Some of the most controversial cases this year have been: Copyright v. …[f]air [u]se?, Loot Boxes & Esports v. Gambling et al., and of course, Game Industry Unionization v. Game Industry Unionization. Meanwhile, our actual legal system has been doing its best to keep up with the court of public opinion. It always seems to be a step behind, and the jury is still out on the legal status of many of these important issues. Attend this lecture presented by Chicago-based game attorney Ross A. Hersemann and learn the status of this year’s video game law developments and how they will affect you and your project in progress, for better or worse! Q&A to follow.