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Monica Reida on Trademark in Podcast Elements

Season 1, Ep. 612

In this episode, Monica D. Reida, a law student at Marquette University Law School, discusses their article "You Must Roll 18 or Higher for Your Claims to Succeed: Common Law Trademarks, Unauthorized Merchandise, and the Podcast 'The Adventure Zone.'" Reida begins by describing The Adventure Zone podcast & how its producers think about their ownership and control of its elements. They discuss the ways in which the podcast's fans enforce the producers desires to prohibit commercial fan art related to the show. And they reflect on which elements of the show are most likely to qualify for trademark protection. Reida is on Twitter at @monica_reida.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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