06-30-21 – JACOBSON FIRM ATTORNEYS JUSTIN M. JACOBSON, AND PABLO G. VELEZ SPOKE ON A PANEL ON IMMIGRATION, COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK LAW MATTERS FOR ESPORTS TEAMS, PROFESSIONAL GAMERS AND STREAMERS HOSTED BY RITUAL MOTION AND COPE
(New York, NY) – The Jacobson Firm’s lawyers Justin M. Jacobson and Pablo G. Velez recently spoke on a panel titled “Esports Business & Law Information Session: A Look at Visas, IP Law & Tax Matters for Professional Gamers, Streamers and Teams” hosted by Ritual Motion and Coalition for Parents in Esports (COPE). This webinar explored various visa and immigration law concepts related to the esports and professional gaming industry. This discussion included information about visas and immigration for professional gamers, coaches and esports organizations as well as examined some potential evidence that might be beneficial when preparing a visa application. The panel also looked at the benefits of copyright and trademark protection as well as explored how gamers, streamers, content creators and esports teams are currently utilizing trademarks for brand protection. This panel can still be seen here.