Mona Ibrahim

Senior Associate

Mona Ibrahim has spent the past decade representing and educating independent game developers in a broad range of legal matters, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property and asset licensing. Prior to opening her own firm in 2010, Mona successfully managed the trademark practice of Imua Legal Advisors in Seattle, WA. During her years of private practice she worked closely with new independent developers from company inception to game launch. She has successfully represented independent developers in a range of transactions, including publishing and licensing deals, console agreements and distribution agreements. Mona made educating the independent developer community her mission long before entering the legal practice over five years ago. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as PAX Dev, Casual Connect, and LOGIN. Her articles covering a broad range of legal topics have appeared in both legal and industry periodicals, and she is a frequent featured writer at Gamasutra. Mona continues to represent the indie contingent at Interactive Entertainment Law Group, lending her unique outlook and practice experience to the firm.

HONORS

Summa Cum Laude, Marlboro College class of 2003

AWARDS

Ernest E. Winters Scholarship, West Virginia University

AFFILIATIONS

  • Intellectual Property Counselor: February 2012 Number 182: “SOPA and its Effect on Digital Distribution for Independent Development”
  • Business and Production for Games: A Gamedev.net Collection: “Intellectual Property Primer”
  • Expert contributor for the following publications:
  • Polygon
  • Gamasutra
  • GameDev.Net

GO TO VIDEO GAMES

  • World of Warcraft
  • Diablo III
  • Dark Souls III
  • ARMA (Epoch, Exile mods)
  • Player Unknown Battlegrounds
  • Any and all JRPGs
  • Elder Scrolls