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Interview – 2K Syndicate Podcast – Episode 4

On May 18, 2018, NBA2K League podcast, The 2k Syndicate interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. for Episode 4 of its podcast. In his interview, Justin discusses his current work on behalf of professional NBA 2K League players as well as shares some of his feedback on how the league […]

Interview: Disrupt Esports Business Podcast – Episode 5

On May 17, 2018, esports business podcast, Disrupt interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. for Episode 5 of its Disrupt Podcast. In his interview, Justin discusses the firm’s prior work in esports law as well as explored some esports tax matters and the potential of collective bargaining agreements in esports. […]

Why Every Professional Gamer Needs a Team (of Professionals)

Why Every Professional Gamer Needs a Team (of Professionals) By 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 in […]

Comparing the NBA 2K League In-Studio Experience With Twitch

Comparing the NBA 2K League In-Studio Experience With Twitch By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The inaugural season of the NBA 2K League tipped off from the league’s studio in New York on May 1. As an esports attorney and a fan, I was lucky enough to get inside the 200-person venue for the first ever […]

Interview: Front Office Sport’s The Weekly Legal Briefing: The Law Of Esports

On May 11, 2017, sports business publication, Front Office Sports interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. as part of its “The Weekly Legal Briefing” segment on this week’s topic, The Law Of Esports. In his interview, Justin discusses the firm’s prior work in esports law, including working on behalf of […]

Business & Legal Tips for NBA 2K League & Pro Esports Players

Business & Legal Tips for NBA 2K League & Pro Esports Players By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. With the launch of the NBA 2K league, 102 of the world’s top NBA 2K players will now earn a six month salary, receive first-class housing accommodations and will be eligible for a variety of benefits, including health, […]

JACOBSON GUEST LECTURER FOR BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE “CAREERS IN MUSIC” CLASS & FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL “ESPORTS PROGRAM ADVANTAGE HIGHER EDUCATION” CAREER DAY

04-23-18- JACOBSON GUEST LECTURER FOR BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE “CAREERS IN MUSIC” CLASS & FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL “ESPORTS PROGRAM ADVANTAGE HIGHER EDUCATION” CAREER DAY (New York, NY) – Justin M. Jacobson was as a guest lecturer again for the “Careers in Music” class at Bergen Community College in New Jersey.  In this role, Mr. Jacobson spoke […]

A Brief Look At Live Performance Agreements

A Brief Look At Live Performance Agreements By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. While there has been a decline in recorded music sales, the live performance sphere of the music business continues to post substantial numbers.  For example, in 2016, Billboard Magazine stated that global “gross box-office revenue” exceeded “$5.5 billion dollars.”   With such substantial sums […]

Interview: High Point Gamer’s “Gamers Wanted” – Episode 1 – The importance of legal representation in Esports

On April 2, 2018, Central Florida esports company, High Point Gamer interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. as part of its “Gamers Wanted” interview segment. In his interview, Justin discusses the benefits of legal representation in esports as well as explores the upcoming NBA 2K League season. Check the full […]

Interview: esports Business Hour with Mitch Reames – Episode 02 – Justin M. Jacobson

On March 10th, 2018, UK esports business internet radio station, Frag Radio interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. as part of its esports Business hours with Mitch Reames. Justin’s interview starts at minute 29 of the broadcast.  He discusses the drama surrounding the announcement of the inaugural NBA2K League draft […]