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278.3S sec. 001 - Copyright Law (Summer 2021)

Instructor: Ben Depoorter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Hybrid


MTuWThF 09:00 AM - 12:40 PM
From July 01, 2021
To July 16, 2021

Summer Quarter: 3
Class Number: Click to show Class Number

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 28
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 44
As of: 09/01 10:35 AM

This course is a study of U.S. federal copyright law as it pertains to works of art, motion pictures, music, literature, and software. This course will begin with a discussion of the purposes of copyright law, will proceed to investigate the subject matter of copyright protection, criteria that works must meet to be eligible, who owns copyrights, what types of conduct authors have rights to control (and not control) certain kinds of uses of their works, special rules concerning transfers of rights, infringement standards, and remedies for infringement, and will consider constitutional, statutory, and common law dimensions of copyright and related rights such as anti-circumvention rules. Current controversies in copyright litigation, legislation, and scholarship will also be covered.

This course will meet in-person on campus on July 1st, 2nd, 6th, 7th, and 8th in room 110.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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  • Copyright Law: Depoorter on Copyright
    Depoorter, Ben
    Edition: 1st
    Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
    ISBN: 9781725617919
    e-Book Available: No
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $40.00
    Price Source: user provided

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