The Essential Guide to the Business & Law of Esports & Professional Video Gaming
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The Essential Guide to the Business & Law of Esports & Professional Video Gaming covers everything you need to know about the past, present and future of esports and professional video gaming. Written by one of the foremost attorneys and business practitioners in today’s esports and professional gaming scene, Justin M. Jacobson, Esq.
This guide is meant to provide you with an in-depth look at the business and legal matters associated with the esports world.
• Includes coverage of the stakeholders in the esports business "ecosystem," including the talent, the teams, the publishers and the event organizers
• Explores various legal fields involved with esports, including intellectual property, employment and player unions, business investments and tax "write-offs," immigration and visas, event operation tips, social media and on-stream promotions and much more
• The most current book on the market with actual contract provisions modeled off of existing, major esports player, coach, shoutcaster and sponsorship agreements
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Esports & Professional Video Gaming Law
Chapter 2 Intellectual Property Law and its Impact On The Esports Business “Ecosytem”
Chapter 3 Business and Tax Law and its Impact On The Esports Business “Ecosytem”
Chapter 4 Immigration & Employment Law and its Impact On The Esports Business “Ecosytem”
Chapter 5 Contract Law and its Impact On The Esports Business “Ecosytem”
Chapter 6 Some Other Ancillary Esports Legal and Business Topics
Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. is an entertainment and esports attorney located in New York City. For the last decade, he has worked with professional athletes, musicians, producers, DJs, record labels, fashion designers as well as professional gamers, streamers, coaches, on-air talent and esports organizations. He assists all of these creative individuals with their contract, copyright, trademark, immigration, tax and other related business, marketing and legal