A Lawyer’s Guide to the Galaxy
Season 4, Episode 1 - New IP Laws, Stimulus, And Mando Season 2

Season 4, Episode 1 - New IP Laws, Stimulus, And Mando Season 2

January 11, 2021

Ben and Kirk kick off Season 4 of LGGPodast by covering the new IP provisions enacted via the recent COVID-19 stimulus package, and they close out with thoughts on season 2 of the Mandalorian.

Season 3 - The 2020 Holiday Special

Season 3 - The 2020 Holiday Special

December 22, 2020

Wrapping up the 2020 season, Ben and Kirk resume the tradition of the annual Star Wars-themed Holiday Special, going through all of the recently-announced new Star Wars content.

Sleigh bell sound effect by GowlerMusic, available at https://freesound.org/people/GowlerMusic/sounds/265458/, and licensed under CC BY 3.0, available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode.

Season 3, Ep. 11 - The Edamame Episodes, Part 13 - Baby Yoda and the Hard Rock Cafe

Season 3, Ep. 11 - The Edamame Episodes, Part 13 - Baby Yoda and the Hard Rock Cafe

December 10, 2020

In this second-to-last of the edamame episodes, Kirk and Ben freewheel about the Baby Yoda phenomenon and the legal implications of the unlicensed products that initially flooded the market, and also discuss knock-offs that blend other IP.

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 12 - Picard

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 12 - Picard

November 15, 2020

One of your beloved hosts binged watch Picard and is here to share his thoughts on the series (there will probably be spoilers).  Your other beloved host got COVID-19.

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 11 - Together Again

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 11 - Together Again

September 5, 2020

Back together for the first time in a long time, Ben and Kirk talk about how they've been passing the time during the on-going pandemic and offer suggestions for board games, television programming, and preview upcoming legal topics.

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 10 - Revisiting the DMCA

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 10 - Revisiting the DMCA

August 5, 2020

Ben talks about key 1990s-era laws that made the Internet what it is today, and the technological challenges they face in 2020, notably the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, whose "notice-and-takedown" safe harbor provisions remain controversial.

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 9 - Civilization IV Teaches Us about Complexity in Law and Life

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 9 - Civilization IV Teaches Us about Complexity in Law and Life

July 18, 2020

Kirk and Ben talk about the appeal of complexity in video games as Kirk grapples with the nuances of Civilization VI.

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 8 - Predictions For The Mandalorian Season 2

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 8 - Predictions For The Mandalorian Season 2

July 16, 2020

In an LGG Podcast first, Ben and Kirk are forced by the COVID-19 pandemic to provide their predictions for a new Star Wars story without first spending hours hypothesizing and bouncing ideas off each other. Tune in to get our predictions for Season 2 of the Mandalorian.

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 7 - Pokemon And Universe Branding

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 7 - Pokemon And Universe Branding

July 8, 2020

Kirk descends deeper into the bottomless pit of Pokémon and discusses the legal protections and complications around the idea of a "universe" or fictional canon.

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 6 - If We Produced Star Wars

Season 3, The Edamame Episodes, Part 6 - If We Produced Star Wars

June 22, 2020

Ben and Kirk each give their thoughts on what they would have done differently with the Star Wars sequels. Note: part of Ben's segment was recorded in a vehicle, so there is some background noise.

 

How Star Wars was Saved in Editing
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