Partner Steven A. Augustino spoke at the Austin Game Developers Conference, which took place on September 5-7, 2007. Mr. Augustino presented “From Austin to Washington: Politics and Video Games.” He examined the political issues the video gaming industry currently faces and predicted the issues that may increasingly affect the industry in the future. Topics of discussion included proposed restrictions to combat online predators, regulation of in-game advertising, policies to increase broadband deployments, and mobile wireless carrier practices. For more information on the conference, please visit