23 episodes

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.

LAN Party Lawyer‪s‬ Carlton Fields

    • Games
    • 4.9 • 19 Ratings

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.

    [S2E8] Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: Trade Secrets in Video Games and Esports

    [S2E8] Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: Trade Secrets in Video Games and Esports

    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.

    • 41 min
    [S2E7] Red Tape Redemption: Global Regulation of Video Games

    [S2E7] Red Tape Redemption: Global Regulation of Video Games

    Join Steve and Nick as they dive into the complex and conflicting world of global video game regulations. They 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.

    • 41 min
    [S2E6] A Moment with the Misfits: Legal Issues Facing Top Esports Teams

    [S2E6] A Moment with the Misfits: Legal Issues Facing Top Esports Teams

    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.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    [S2E5] Doubling Down on Loot Boxes

    [S2E5] Doubling Down on Loot Boxes

    Since Steve and Nick first explored the issue of loot boxes on this podcast, the world has taken note, and the loot box debate has exploded. 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.

    • 30 min
    [S2E4] Expect the Unexpected: Coronavirus Cancels Esports and Gaming Events, Almost

    [S2E4] Expect the Unexpected: Coronavirus Cancels Esports and Gaming Events, Almost

    Steve and Nick discuss contractual considerations facing many esports and video game companies canceling scheduled events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They explain the importance of force majeure clauses in contracts, common-law defenses, and how some companies have shifted to offering digital events.

    • 22 min
    [S2E3] The Next Frontier: Legal and Practical Issues That Surround Mobile Gaming

    [S2E3] The Next Frontier: Legal and Practical Issues That Surround Mobile Gaming

    Steve and Nick examine the trends behind the explosive growth enjoyed by the mobile gaming industry, as well as some of the legal and practical issues that come along with it. They then interview Brian Grayson, Founder and CEO of Lionheart Games, and talk about the differences in developing and publishing for the mobile market, […]

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Ace X11 ,

A podcast ALL gamers should listen to!

This podcast is full of great tips and perspective! A must listen for all gamers. This is information that is NOT shared at all but it is a reality. Very happy to listen to this podcast and hope it resumes in 2021! 👏🏼

Gail Myers ,

Informative and yet entertaining!

OK, I am addicted! Cutting edge information from outstanding guests. These guys know how to interview. They extract interesting and relevant information from their guests, and yet conduct the interview in an informal and relaxed way that makes you feel like they are sitting in your living room. Great fun!

TheciscoKid1129 ,

Great Perspectives and Interesting Topics

Just started listening and I’m hooked. eSports is an ever growing industry that will continue to be regulated and will continue to growth from a revenue level. These two seem to know their facts! Keep it going!

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