Fall 2012 Section 001
Law 463: Advanced IP Law Seminar: Technology and Entertainment

Schedule: Eve Class
Instructor(s): Bain, Scott
Credit Hours: 2
CRN: 80510
Day(s): Wednesday
Location: Hazel Hall 348
Time: 8:00pm-9:50pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: no exam-2012
Prerequisites: None
General Description: This seminar will focus on emerging copyright and trademark issues in the major content and technology industries, with a particular emphasis on topics that are encountered in the practice of IP law, including: musical licensing in the digital environment; the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; file sharing, cyberlockers and cloud computing; user generated content; film and television rights clearance; special problems in book publishing; the first sale doctrine and exhaustion of rights; cybersquatting and domain name expansion; and the unique legislative process and role of legislative history in copyright and trademark law. The course will begin with a basic overview of copyright and trademark principles, but students should have already completed the entry level IP survey course or another entry level course such as copyright law or trademark law.