Photo Source: HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas Esports stands for "electronic sports." It describes the world of competitive, organized video gaming. It allows people from all over the world to connect and play games together in real time. In 2020, there were 496 million esports followers. It is predicted that, by 2023, there will be... Continue Reading →

Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc., the App Store Battle

Photo Source: Epic Games, Inc. ("Epic"), the multi-billion dollar video game developer and creator of the hit game Fortnite, sued Apple Inc. ("Apple") on August 13, 2020 in Federal Court. Epic's complaint alleges that "Apple Monopolizes the iOS App Distribution Market[,]" and "Apple Monopolizes the iOS In-App Payment Processing Market[.]" Epic alleges six different... Continue Reading →

To Game, or Not to Game: The Legalization of Esports Tournaments in Maryland

Maryland is taking steps to legalize prize-based esports tournaments. As professional video game tournaments (esports) continue to rise in popularity, the law needs to catch up to accommodate this new form of entertainment.  Endorsements, intellectual property, contracts, and esports betting are among the top concerns facing esports players today.  Yet, there are still states where... Continue Reading →

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