December 16, 2019

#20 Do You Understand the Game? Competition Law and E-sports.

There is a long history of competition law impacting sports, from the early days of the baseball exemption to the antitrust laws to present-day amateur athletic challenges. But how do these rules apply to e-gaming, which has many elements of physical sports but with other aspects thrown in? In this episode, Derek Ludwin and Alex Simon speak with John Roberti and Michele Lee about the competition law issues raised by e-gaming and the new challenges they bring. Listen to this episode to learn more about the nuance of sports competition law applied in an innovative context.

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Derek Ludwin // Covington and Burling LLP
Alex Simon // Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP

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Note on E-Sports and Antitrust

Link to the ABA Antitrust Law Section Trade, Sports and Associations homepage

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John Roberti, Allen & Overy LLP and Michele Lee, Twitter