Professional Video Game 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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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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NBA 2K League 101: An Introduction To The NBA’s Fourth League

What is The NBA 2K League – An Introduction To The NBA’s Fourth LeagueBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. With the global explosion and continued expansion of esports and professional gaming, one of the world’s most profitable traditional sports leagues, the National Basketball Association (NBA) established their fourth league, the NBA 2K League. The new competitive […]
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