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On October 24, 2019, Episode 4 of The #EsportsBizShow on Preediction on Professional Esports Organizations and Teams aired featuring Harris Peskin, an esports attorney at ESG Law and the Executive Director of the Esports Bar Association. In this episode, Harris explored the role that professional esports teams and organizations play in the esports business ecosystem....
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On October 17, 2019, Episode 3 of The #EsportsBizShow on Preediction aired featuring esports attorney and talent agent at FTW Talent, Roger Quiles on esports talent representatives. In this episode, Roger explores the role that a talent representative plays in the esports ecosystem, including discussing many of their responsibilities as well as explored some of...
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On October 3, 2019, Episode 2 of The #EsportsBizShow on Preediction aired featuring esports writer and Head of Communications for UGC, Cody Luongo on esports tournament organizers. In this episode, Cody explores tournament organizers, including looking at a variety of ways that they generate revenue as well as explored some future innovations that may change...
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On September 19, 2019, Episode 1 of The #EsportsBizShow on Preediction aired featuring Pablo G. Velez, Esq. of Velez & Cipriano, PLLC on immigration and visas in esports. In this episode, Pablo discusses the U.S. visa process, its applicability to the esports world and much more. Check the full interview here or below.
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Getting Ready For Season Three of the NBA 2K League By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. As the second season of the NBA 2K League enters its final weeks, the excitement for the upcoming release of NBA 2K20 as well as the rapidly approaching third season of the NBA 2K League has caused many aspiring gaming...
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On June 6, 2019, sports and esports publication, Advocacy For Fairness In Sports, quoted Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President of The Jacobson Firm, P.C. on the pending Tenney v. Faze Clan decision and its potential impact on player and talent individual representation within esports.  In particular, Mr. Jacobson commented on the potential benefits of individual...
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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...
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On October 8, 2018, esports sports podcast, Project Esports interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. In his interview, Justin discusses the firm’s prior work in esports as an attorney and player representative, esports players unions as well as Season 2 of the NBA 2K League. Check the full interview below...
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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....
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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...
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