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LAN Party Lawyers

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Two lawyers tackle cutting-edge topics at the intersection of video games, law, and business. Through debate, discussion, and interviews, LPL episodes explore issues facing everyone in the fast-developing gaming industry. No aimbots allowed.

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The LAN Party Lawyers share esports insights with the LA Times, including issues related to loot boxes and micro-transactions. Read the article at E3 2019: Is the video game industry ready for pop-culture saturation?
 

LAN Party Lawyers


Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: Trade Secrets in Video Games and Esports

Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: Trade Secrets in Video Games and Esports

April 17, 2020

Steve, Nick, and new player Charles explore how trade secrets impact the video game industry. They explain how trade secrets work, discuss recent esports litigation over trade secrets, and share some best practices for protecting trade secrets.

Red Tape Redemption: Global Regulation of Video Games

Red Tape Redemption: Global Regulation of Video Games

April 16, 2020

In this episode, Steve and Nick discuss various countries’ approaches to regulation, provide tips on how to enter coveted foreign markets, and peer into the future of video game and esports regulations in the United States and abroad.

A Moment with the Misfits: Legal Issues Facing Top Esports Teams

A Moment with the Misfits: Legal Issues Facing Top Esports Teams

April 15, 2020

In this episode, Steve and Nick interview John Kracum, a former lawyer and current vice president of Misfits Gaming Group, about the wide array of legal issues facing today’s top esports teams.

Doubling Down on Loot Boxes

Doubling Down on Loot Boxes

April 8, 2020

In this episode, we cover the ensuing twists and turns in the loot box saga and explain how their treatment and regulation have developed on a global scale.

LAN Party Lawyers: Live from Guardian Con 2019 (Part 2)

LAN Party Lawyers: Live from Guardian Con 2019 (Part 2)

August 1, 2019

In this special episode recorded live on the floor of Guardian Con 2019 in Orlando, Steve and Nick interview Bennett Newsome, Full Sail University’s Esports Strategist and a partnered Twitch streamer. They discuss the challenges and rewards in collegiate esports, as well as the journey to realizing one’s dream on the largest streaming platform in the world.

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