How COVID-19 is Impacting the Legal Side of Esports

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April 6th, 2020

31 mins 41 secs

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Esports law is complicated. States have different classifications for streamers and esports players, despite the rapid professionalization of esports contracts many are still lacking when compared to ironclad sports deals.

COVID-19 only complicated issues. What happens when a pandemic shuts down most of the industries in the world? How do esports teams and players adjust during this period? Justin Jacobson, a lawyer for the Jacobson Firm who has worked with top-tier esports teams and players joins the show to talk about these complicated legal issues.

Follow Justin on Twitter @JustinJESQ and read his perspective on the music industry during COVID-19 on TuneCore.

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