Professional Video Game Law

Why Every Professional Gamer Needs a Team (of Professionals)

Esports Law: Why Every Professional Gamer Needs a Team of ProfessionalsBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Similar to other talent based industries, including music, television, and sports; professional video game competitors participating in organized esports should have a “team” of competent professionals around them to advise them and to consult with. While this may seem straightforward […]
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Esports Law: A Look At Tax Considerations For Professional Gamers

Esports Tax and Professional Video Game Law: A Look At Tax Considerations For Professional GamersBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. and Jason Feingertz, CPA, Esq. The esports revolution continues as professional video-gaming continues to expand throughout the globe. As with most professions, professional video game participants, sometimes referred to as a “gamer,” are subject to taxes […]
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Business and Legal Considerations for Professional Esports Organizations and Teams

Esports Law: Business and Legal Considerations for Professional Esports Organizations and TeamsBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Many new esports teams and organizations have joined the competitive circuit in the past 12 months. This is due to the continued global development of esports business as well as its expansion into newly created games and into existing […]
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Protect Your Gamer-Tag: Professional Gamers, Streamers and Content Creators

Esports Law – Professional Gamers, Streamers and Content Creators: Protect Your Gamer-TagBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Professional gamers and gaming “influencers,” including streamers and content creators such as those on Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Facebook Gaming or Tik Tok, may protect their in-game name known as a “gamer-tag” as well as their unique logo design. To […]
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