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Interview: Justin M. Jacobson on NBA2K League Expose Podcast

On May 10, 2019, NBA2K League esports podcast, “NBA 2K League Expose” Podcast interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. In his interview, Justin discusses Season 2 of the NBA 2K League, the recent Cavs Legion GC suspensions and more. Check the full interview below and here.

Some Additional Fashion, Beauty & Apparel Legal Considerations

Some Additional Fashion, Beauty & Apparel Legal Considerations By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. We will now explore some other related legal matters that fashion business entrepreneurs should be aware of.  This article expands on our initial one wherein we discussed some initial business considerations for clothing, beauty and apparel brands. As previously mentioned, it is […]

Crossing your T’s for your O-1’s and P’s: A Visa Checklist for the Professional Gamer

Crossing your T’s for your O-1’s and P’s: A Visa Checklist for the Professional Gamer By Pablo G, Velez, Esq. & Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. The global esports phenomenon is growing in the United States.  Players from around the world are coming to the United States for a chance to participate in big money tournaments […]

Copyright Protection of Dance Choreography In The U.S.

Copyright Protection of Dance Choreography In The U.S. By Justin M. Jacobson & Jeffrey E. Jacobson Recently, several lawsuits were filed against Epic Games, the creator of the game “Fortnite,” for the alleged usage of protected dance choreography in their product.  In particular, the game developer was providing and monetizing “emotes.”  The in-game “emotes” are […]

Copyrights & Tattoos

Copyrights & Tattoos By Justin M. Jacobson & Jeffrey E. Jacobson Recent cases involving boxer Mike Tyson’s tribal tattoo displayed on an actor in the motion picture, The Hangover 2 as well as the increased usage in video-games of NFL, NBA and WWE “real life” characters, including reproducing identifiable tattoos that these athletes possess, has […]

Trademark Dilution of A Famous Mark

Trademark Dilution of A Famous Mark By Justin M. Jacobson & Jeffrey E. Jacobson In addition to trademark infringement claims that we have discussed in a previous article, including claims of likelihood of confusion, a trademark owner may also claim trademark “dilution.”  This is where a trademark owner asserts that they own a famous mark […]

Copyright Infringement In The U.S.

Copyright Infringement In The U.S. By Jeffrey E. Jacobson & Justin M. Jacobson In instances when an owner of a protected work, such as a book, motion picture, or a song, believes another party is utilizing the same work in violation of the original owner’s rights, that party may institute a copyright infringement suit.  In […]

A Look At Trademark Infringement In The U.S.

A Look At Trademark Infringement In The U.S.By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Trademark law provides the exclusive right to use a mark to differentiate the goods or services of one person or business from those of another. A trademark commonly includes a word, phrase, logo, design or a combination of these, which are used in relation […]

A Look At Co-Publishing, Sub-Publishing, and Administration Agreements

A Look At Co-Publishing, Sub-Publishing, and Administration Agreements By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. In a prior installment, we examined the traditional songwriter and music publisher relationship, including reviewing some standard clauses that an artist would find in many publishing arrangements.  We will now explore a few other contractual relationships that can exist between a music […]

THE JACOBSON FIRM CAPTURES “THE DRAMATICS” TRADEMARK

11-20-2018 – THE JACOBSON FIRM CAPTURES “THE DRAMATICS” TRADEMARK (New York, NY) The Jacobson Firm, P.C., on behalf of client, L.J. Reynolds has successfully obtained the registration of “THE DRAMATICS” trademark. L.J. Reynolds has performed live on some of the world’s biggest stages and has been featured on various chart topping tracks. The Dramatics is […]