David Greenspan has been involved in the video game industry for over 15 years, serving as the Director of Legal and Business Affairs for some of the most significant video game publishers at the time in the industry, including Sony/989 Studios, a division of Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., and THQ Inc. He currently works as the Senior Director of Legal and Business Affairs for Bandai Namco Games America.
He has worked on the day-to-day business and legal issues of more than 100 video games and has been involved in all aspects of video game development, publishing, licensing, distribution, and marketing and has negotiated hundreds of agreements covering these areas. Mr. Greenspan was the lead author of the recent WIPO publication entitled “Mastering The Game: Business and Legal Issues for Video Game Developers.” Although he is terrible at playing games, he was able to negotiate a favorable royalty rate one time by defeating a licensor’s lawyer in a sports video game.
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law
B.A., Muhlenberg College