In recent years, the worldwide esports scene has mushroomed. Experts predict it will be a $1.5 billion industry by 2021. There are even whispers about establishing esports as an Olympic competition.
And with growth comes legal considerations and challenges. To better help professional gaming teams and athletes, in addition to industry adjacent businesses, better wrap their heads around esports legal issues, we’ve compiled this resource. Below, you’ll find articles about the latest esports law news and some direct-from-a-lawyer tips.
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Professional gamers, team owners, executives, and industry investors tied to the Overwatch esports league should brush up on a new bill on Capitol Hill.Read »
Video games are a viable path to academic and career success. Ask Julia Cwierz. The 21-year-old parlayed her League of Legends play into a law degree.Read »
Anheuser-Busch, one of America's oldest breweries, recently filed a trademark application to become “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF ESPORTS.”Read »
FaZe Clan, the professional esports organization, has been generating legal headlines as of late. Let's take a look at what's going on.Read »
Is the professional video game industry about to experience a huge esports antitrust crisis? We explore the possibility in this esports law post.Read »
A popular professional e-sports athlete is suing his organization over contract disagreements. Jump in for the story and some esports legal tips.Read »
Every esports team and athlete should familiarize themselves with labor laws on the local, state, and federal levels. Non-compliance could prove expensive.Read »
Loot boxes are a growing area of legal concern. Jump in to learn about the latest loot box gaming lawsuit. If you need a gaming lawyer, get in touch!Read »
Let's discuss an esports earnings legal issue. Players in some countries cannot collect tournament winnings do to gambling laws in their countries.Read »