March 15, 2023 – New York, NY – Justin M. Jacobson recently hosted a lecture, “Talent Contracts and Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) Matters for Professional Gamers, Streamers, and Content Creators” as part of Shawnee State University’s Shawnee Game Conference 2023. This presentation explored and provided analysis on several legal common contract clauses and provisions that competitive esports players, streamers and content creators should be aware of. This session also focused on explaining these clauses while providing insight into how to try to best navigate them during esports talent contract negotiations. The session concluded by focusing on a gaming talent’s “Name, Image and Likeness” (NIL) usage including as the rights relate to competitive gamers, streamers and content creators attending universities while monetizing a gamer’s likeness.
Check the lecture here and below.