Why An Esports Player Representative And Where They Fit In?

Esports Business: Why A Player Representative And Where They Fit In?By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Transparency is vital and so let’s start with a full disclaimer; I’m an esports player representative, so this may seem like a “pitch”, which in a way it undoubtedly is. However it is also meant to spotlight persistent misconceptions that […]

Business and Legal Tips for NBA 2K League and Professional Gamers

Esports Law: Business and Legal Tips for NBA 2K League and Professional Esports Players and GamersBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The global esports phenomenon is growing in the United States. Players from around the world are With the launch of the NBA 2K league several years ago, 102 of the world’s top NBA 2K players earned […]

Some Additional Fashion, Beauty and Apparel Brand Legal Considerations

Fashion Law: Some Additional Fashion, Beauty and Apparel Brand Legal Considerations By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. This article discusses some other related legal matters that fashion business entrepreneurs should be aware of.  This article expands on the initial one that reviewed some initial business considerations for clothing, beauty and apparel brands as they grow and […]

Considerations For Starting An Independent Clothing, Apparel or Accessories Brand

Some Legal Considerations For Starting An Clothing, Apparel, Jewelry or Accessories Brand By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq The expansion of new technologies and the domination of social media as a means for distribution and mass marketing have caused an explosion of independent fashion designers creating their own brands. From clothing to apparel and other related […]

Some Additional Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner

Business Law: Some Additional Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Building off the initial piece, this article explores some additional available legal protections that small business owners might consider when starting or operating an existing company. While this is not an exhaustive list, it is meant to explore a […]

Some Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner

Business Law: Some Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. As more entrepreneurs continue to create their own businesses, the need for proper legal planning becomes of paramount importance. While there are many legal and business considerations a potential owner must consider before embarking on their own enterprise, this article […]

After You Create An Entity – The “Loan-Out” and Music Production Companies

Music Business Law: After You Create An Entity – The Musician and Artist “Loan-Out” and Music Production Companies By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Previously, I explored some of the potential benefits that an artist, musician, music producer or engineer receives from establishing a business entity such as an LLC or corporation.  I also discussed some […]

A Musician’s Basic Guide To Business Entities And Taxes In New York State

Music Business Law: A Musician’s Basic Guide To Business Entities And Taxes In New York State By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. As an individual embarks on their chosen journey, a career in music and in the music business, it is essential for them to have a basic understanding of the complexities and formalities associated with […]