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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Lecture: Legal Matters for Professional Gamers & Streamers (IndieGameBusiness Sessions December 2022)

December 7, 2022 – New York, NY – Justin M. Jacobson recently lectured on “Legal Matters for Professional Gamers & Streamers” as part of the 2023 IndieGameBusiness Sessions. This presentation explored the several legal matters that competitive esports players, streamers and content creators should be aware of. This session focused on intellectual property law protections […]
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Consider these legal angles before forming a streaming organization

Consider these legal angles before forming a streaming organizationBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The emergence of One True King (aka OTK) has evolved the traditional esports business model, from the organization’s deal with WePlay Esports, its partnership with a game developer to the team’s organizational partnerships and activations with brands such as Mountain Dew and Chipotle. OTK is an “influencer network and media […]
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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 […]
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