October 11, 2016 — Pepperdine Law 3L student Duran Parsi is featured in a SportTechie Magazine article titled “Meet Duran Parsi, Collegiate Starleague CEO And Law School Student.” Parsi launched Collegiate Starleague — a series of video game competitions — which began in 2009 with 25 teams and now has hundreds of teams across college campuses competing for scholarships and prize money.
Excerpted from SportTechie Magazine:
Odds are Duran Parsi isn’t like most heads of eSports organizations or gaming franchises.
That’s because most are probably not doubling as a law student taking IP law classes. However, such is the life for Parsi, who is currently a third-year student at Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, Calif. The lifelong gaming enthusiast is splitting time wrapping up his final year of school, but more importantly for him, leading the organization known as an informal version of the NCAA of eSports.
Read the complete article at www.sporttechie.com