January 30, 2014

Foster Pepper White Paper - The Rise of eSports: A League of Legends Article Series

The second most watched event after the Super Bowl might surprise you.

The Big Game on February 2, 2014, will attract over 100 million viewers, but there's an unlikely underdog in the battle for top viewership bragging rights: competitive video gaming. The rapid growth of gaming as a competitive sport has a short, yet impressive, history. The immediate success of transforming gaming into a competitive sport leaves some gaming companies vulnerable to legal issues related to employment law, compensation, antitrust, and others.

Foster Pepper's Media, Entertainment & Games industry group is pleased to present our second White Paper (PDF) covering hot topics related to the rise of competitive video gaming.

The Rise of eSports

Questions? Contact Stephen D. Fisher or Yan Perng.

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