Esports Business Law

Interview: FTW with Imad Khan – Overwatch League vs. Activision Blizzard (Dot Esports)

January 25, 2022 – New York, NY – FTW with Imad Khan on Dot Esports interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The podcast centered on the current Overwatch League (OWL) vs. Activision-Blizzard dispute related to esports league franchise fees. He discussed the potential legal issues related to the on-going dispute, including potential jurisdictional and contract provision […]
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NIL rights provide clear path for college esports pros

NIL rights provide clear path for college esports prosBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The NCAA’s recent policy shift on a student athletes earning income and profiting off their “name, image and likeness” (NIL) while competing for a university has provided further clarity for current and aspiring pro gamers and content creators contemplating college esports. This change […]
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The Marketing Dilemma of the Esports Influencer

Esports Business: The Marketing Dilemma of the Esports Influencer – Pro Gamers & StreamersBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. With publications constantly reporting on the esports “boom,” most of the world’s marketing agencies and brand managers are familiar with the world of esports and its “key” demographic. Marketers see league sponsors, such as Toyota, T-Mobile, and […]
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