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eSports lawyer

Leveling the Playing Field: Regulation of Esports NFTs

1000 648 David Hoppe

Many believe that non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are poised to revolutionize the esports industry. Current applications of NFTs in esports include awarding NFTs in place of physical tournament trophies, which is a much more efficient solution given the prevalence of online competitions today;

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MetaClan Combines Esports and the Decentralized Organization

1000 648 David Hoppe

The online gaming community is always looking for the next new device, technology, or adventure. What if the latest idea is to start a gaming collective that leverages cryptotoken and blockchain technologies? The online gaming community is helping push the boundaries for non-traditional organizational structures in the esports arena.

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GLVM: What’s the Most Important Part of a Content License Agreement?

1000 648 David Hoppe

What’s the most important part of a content license agreement? Is it the liability sections? The royalty provisions? The reps/warranties?

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GLVM: How can Copyright and Trademark Cover the Same Rights?

1000 648 David Hoppe

Is it possible for the same IP to have both copyright and trademark protection? And how can that be an advantage?

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Video Games Lawyer

State-sanctioned Esports Commissions Present Challenges, Opportunities for Governments and Industry Players

1000 649 David Hoppe

Much like the California Gold Rush and the Oklahoma Land Rush, the economic opportunities offered by the Esports Rush are outpacing the industry’s ability to control dubious practices, unethical behavior, and outright lawlessness.

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Why Esports and Blockchain are a Match Made in Heaven

1000 648 David Hoppe

The billion dollar eSports industry is continuing its impressive growth. As such, game developers and companies continue to iterate on an already impressive suite of products that have kept players coming back for more. Yet, there are still major issues within the industry in regards to payments, security, and other areas that are ripe for disruption.

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Esports Law Continues to Evolve

1024 664 David Hoppe

Esports differ from other professional sports in several significant ways, but one of the most notable from a legal point of view is that the games have owners. No one…

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US Army Faces Backlash over Smash Bros. Tournament

1000 648 David Hoppe

The US Army has scheduled an esports tournament for Sept. 26-27 which will feature $10,000 in prizes, with $5,000 allocated for top finishers in its Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and…

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Players Gather for Call of Duty LAN Tournament Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

1000 648 David Hoppe

Amateur tournament organizer American Game Network (AGN)  announced that COVID-19 had forced last weekend’s Indianapolis Open, the company’s in-person Call of Duty LAN tournament, online. Activision, the game’s publisher, has…

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Riot Games Backs Out of Partnership With Saudi Arabian City

1000 648 David Hoppe

Following widespread criticism and protest, Riot Games has pulled out of its controversial partnership with Saudi Arabian city Neom just a day after it was unveiled. Neom was announced as…

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