Sheppard Mullin: Esports and music converge

The convergence of music and gaming — Sheppard Mullin

From our sponsor: Sheppard Mullin Sheppard Mullin’s Esports and Games Team Leader Sidney Fohrman and its Esports and Games Team Member and Associate Hayley Silvertown discuss the growing relationship between esports, games...
Faze Clan Brandon Jackson

FaZe Clan announces Brandon Jackson as VP of Business and Legal Affairs

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has named Brandon Jackson as its Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs.  With the help of Jackson, FaZe Clan aims to strengthen its legal team...
Riot Games Music podcast

VIDEO: Sidney Fohrman & Toa Dunn on law, music and esports converging | ESI...

Music has been synonymous with culture since the very beginning. As esports and gaming have emerged as a cultural medium in its own right, novel ways of interacting with music have...

VIDEO: Brian Anderson & Michelle Tierney on law & sponsorships in esports | ESI...

The esports industry would not be where it is today without support from sponsorships and partnerships with brands, both inside and outside of the space. With sponsorship deals regularly making headlines,...
ESIC

Legends of Runeterra players receive 12 month ban following ESL Mobile cheating incident

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has announced that three players have received 12 month bans following an incident that took place during the ESL Mobile Open Legends of Runeterra (Ladder 2)...
Fnatic

Fnatic announces esports safeguarding policies

London-based esports organisation Fnatic has announced a set of safeguarding policies designed for the pro gaming industry. According to the release, Fnatic's Global Safeguarding Policies look to spearhead 'the conversation and development...
OG Esports NFTs

The legal considerations of esports NFTs — Sheppard Mullin

This piece, detailing legal considerations for companies wishing to release esports NFTs, was written by James Gatto, partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Washington, D.C. office of law...
Ben Greenstone ESI guest columnist

The imminent need for safeguarding in esports — Ben Greenstone

In this short piece, ESI Guest Columnist Ben Greenstone, Director at Taso Advisory and former Private Secretary to the Minister for Digital and Creative Industries (United Kingdom), details the imminent and...
Nolan Bushnell Semper Fortis

Esports startup Semper Fortis plans Aquis IPO

Semper Fortis Esports PLC, an esports startup, today announced its intention to go public via the Aquis Exchange on April 26th. RELATED: Esports data platform GRID announces $10m funding round The company aims...
Indian SEA esports business

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in March 2021

As the various mobile-esport ecosystems in SEA prepare for their marquee competitions, organisations and organisers are bringing sponsors and partners on board along with key hires. The month of March saw...