Interview: Esports Research Colloquium (Esports Research Network)

August 3, 2022 – New York, NY – The Esports Research Colloquium presented by the Esports Research Network was hosted by Oliver Leis and featured Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The colloquium centered on the business and law of esports and professional video gaming and examined Justin’s past esports and video game industry work and his […]

Interview: Iron Lords Podcast

July 31, 2022 – New York, NY – The Iron Lords Podcast hosted by Lord Cognito, Lord Addict, Lord Sovereign and King David interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The interview focused on Justin’s past esports and video game industry work and career path, including exploring his previous music business and esports legal and business industry […]

Event: Entertainment & Esports Networking Event at ZeroSpace

July 19, 2022 – New York, NY – On July 14, 2022, Ford Model Esports led by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Merrill Lynch, The Gamehers, and Happy Warrior hosted an exclusive invite-only networking event at ZeroSpace in Brooklyn, New York. As the Call of Duty League Major arrived in Brooklyn, a mixture of industry professionals, […]

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 […]

Panelist: Sports Business Institute’s Sports Business Career Camp 2022

June 21, 2022 – New York, NY – Justin M. Jacobson recently spoke on two panels as part of the “Sports Business Career Camp 2022” hosted by the Sports Business Institute at Fordham University. Justin participated on a panel titled “Sports Law and Agency” that explored the growth of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights […]

Lecture: CIMFest 2022 hosted by Georgia Game Developers Association

June 18, 2022 – New York, NY – Justin M. Jacobson recently lectured on “IP Law Protection and Copyright Licensing for Game Developers” as part of the 2022 Columbus Interactive Media Festival (CIMFest) hosted by the Georgia Game Developers Association. This presentation explored the various creative assets that a game developer or publisher might receive […]

Interview: ABA Journal’s Modern Law Library

June 6, 2022 – New York, NY – The American Bar Association (ABA) Journal’s “Modern Law Library” hosted by Lee Rawles on the Legal Talk Network interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The interview focused on Justin’s past entertainment and esports legal industry experience. He continued by discussing his esports business law textbook, including exploring the […]

Interview: Pandanomics hosted by David Chen

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June 6, 2022 – New York, NY – The Pandanomics Podcast hosted by David Chen interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The interview focused on Justin’s past entertainment industry work and career path, including exploring his previous music business and esports legal and business industry experience. He continued by discussing his current work as Manager of […]

UKnightedXP Announces Addition of Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. as a Legal Advisor

May 9, 2022 – New York, NY – Today, UKnightedXP, Inc. announced that Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. has joined the non-profit organization as a Legal Advisor. UKnightedXP is a 501c3 nonprofit “that offers education and consulting services at low or no cost that furthers our mission.” The organization exists to “facilitate innovation by helping to […]

The Rise Of The Sponsored Professional Gamer

Esports Business: The Rise Of The Sponsored Professional Gamer and StreamerBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. With publications constantly reporting on the esports “boom,” most of the world’s marketing agencies If you browse your Twitter feed or turn on your local news, you are sure to see something related to esports. While the mainstream media and […]