GIC Legal Summit powered by Maruta

This is the first event of its kind in Poland, where representatives of the video game industry and experts dealing with legal and business aspects of the video game industry will meet in one place, on one stage, and will exchange experiences and ideas.

Place: Poznań – as part of the Game Industry Conference.

Date: 6 October 2022

Game Industry Conference is one of the most important and largest events for lovers, enthusiasts, and experts in the game development field in Europe. More than 3,000 visitors, numerous gamedev professionals, and more than 40 exhibitors. This is the best meeting venue for Polish and foreign game industry players. GIC, together with Poznań Game Arena, makes up the largest event dedicated to games, which offers professional knowledge exchange, workshops, numerous B2B exhibitions, and GRIP meetings.

GIC Legal Summit powered by Maruta offers a large dose of knowledge, interesting meetings and discussions, but above all is a place to exchange ideas and views on the world of video games from the perspective of a lawyer, enthusiast and expert in the video game industry rules.

What are we going to talk about?

The main topic of the summit will be selected legal issues relating to the video game industry, including, without limitation, topics related to doing business in the video game industry in Poland (risks, legal and business solutions, mistakes to avoid, etc.), game dev law as a separate branch of law, an overview of the work on changes in the EU approach to copyright protection, a discussion of inclusiveness in the video game sector, and much more…

For whom

All those interested in the video game industry – lawyers, law students and all those dealing with the business and legal aspects of doing video game business in Poland – are invited to attend the summit.


The program includes two panel discussions and two keynote speeches, with many distinguished experts among the panellists.

Discussion panels:

Why Game Dev Law is a separate branch of law?

Legal specific issues of doing business in video games industry in Poland

Keynote speech:

Kate Edwards, Game Industry Advocate, Event Speaker, and Writer Geographer, CEO & Principal Consultant, Geogrify LLC CXO & Co-Founder, SetJetters Former Executive Director, IGDA & Global Game Jam.

Jari Pekka-Kaleva from European Games Developer Federation.

Panellists and moderators

GIC Legal Summit is powered by Maruta Wachta law firm

Maruta Wachta has been providing legal services in new technology law, video games, intellectual property, litigation, public procurement, data protection and other areas of law for over 25 years. It has the first legal team in Poland focused entirely on the video game industry. Read more about Video Games & Entertainment Team >

What should you do to participate?

The summit is open to all those who have registered using the form below. Participation in the event is completely free of charge, but the number of places is limited. Registration is required to participate, both for GIC ticket holders and others. If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail at: