Licensing Wars: Off the Screen vs On the Field

As the popularity of eSports grows, many of the games are becoming increasing like sports. As the SportsPro’s article reflects, a number of eSports teams are looking for, and finding, places to train which currently house more traditional sports teams. The reason is that eSports players need the physical training...
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Licensing Wars: Bungie vs Activision

Bungie, the company behind “Marathon,” “Halo,” and “Destiny,” recently split from Activision , another major player in the video game industry. The demands from an ever-changing industry and fluctuating sales have put the two companies at odds and now they're in a licensing war over some of their most successful games....
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SMAAASH-ing the eSports Public Market

The public markets are playing a whole new game with the acquisition of Simplicity Esports, LLC by SMAAASH Entertainment Inc. The January 2 announcement caught the attention of the eSports world as we have been watching several other public video game businesses show some ups and downs over the...
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No (eSports) Federation Without Representation

eSports, previously thought of as the wild, wild west, is starting to organize and no sports federation is complete without representation. As Graham Ashton reports in The Esports Observer , these varied governing bodies, which represent the eSports organizations, reflect the needs and concerns in this rapidly growing and evolving...
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2018: The Year of Acceleration

According to  Esports Insider , 2018 was the year of investments, sponsorships, and deals for the eSports industry. From my point of view, the pace of eSports is clearly accelerating. Investors ranging from celebrities like Drake and Michael Jordan to savvy private equity funds are pouring capital into a...
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eSporting Industry is Growing

Welcome to where eSports meets Business. The eSports industry is closing in on US$1 billion dollars through an increasingly global audience of over 300 million fans. Are businesses ready to meet the demand? Now is the time to work with Goulston & Storrs to help you get there.  
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Is Your eSports Business Ready to Go Prime Time?

Ready to Play? The eSports world is exciting and fast-paced. It's a business model that is like none other. Understanding what's under the hood so that it has staying power is critical to its' success. Connect with our eSports attorneys to learn how we can help propel your business for...
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