Arkadi De Proft is an attorney and a published author on copyright law and new media. His latest article, “Intellectual Property in Esports: Rightsholders v The World”, will be published in this month’s issue of the European Intellectual Property Review. The opinion is largely based on his award-winning research into the relationship between esports and copyright, for which Google bestowed upon him their Diversity Thesis Copyright Award. Arkadi is a member of the Executive Committee of then BHBA’s Entertainment Law Section, as well as a member of the Esports Bar Association. He is also an advising member of the American Bar Association’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Task Force on Intellectual Property. Arkadi is a New Technology Jurisprudence Specialist at PLF (www.creativelaw.com).