Copyright Law (3120)
The course will study the rights of creators under Title 17 of the United States Code and analogous common law doctrines. Topics include the constitutional and historic basis for copyright; subject matter; originality; rights and infringements; the "fair use" doctrine, exemptions and compulsory licenses; notice, deposit and registration; problems of new technologies; and other problems of interest. This course is a prerequisite for Selected Topics in Entertainment Law Seminar (4120).
- Credits: 3