News From The EBA
Integrity and Fair Play: Can Federal Prosecution Tame the Wild West of Professional Esports?
Jullian Haley examines match-fixing in the esports industry and explains how federal officials may use the RICO Act to police this behavior.
Shield and Sword: Trademark Rights in Esports
Alex Robertson provides a primer on the importance of trademark law to the esports industry and unpacks how many industry participants are neglecting this element of brand protection.
Sexual Harassment Hinders Esports’ Potential
Tram Nguyen explores the ever-present problem of sexual harassment in esports and how the community can step up to address the issues.
Foreign Players Join American Teams for the American Dream but Can’t American Stream
Genie Doi and Samuel Johnson outline a three-part test to help determine if a player’s streaming can count as acceptable promotional activity for the purposes of a P-1A visa.
Shaky Foundations – The Uncertain Legality of Publicly Funded Esports Venues
Paul Santache describes the law and history behind public funding of traditional sports venues and explores the legal and policy implications of seeking the same sort of funding for dedicated esports venues.