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275.2S sec. 001 - Video Game Law (Summer 2024)

Instructor: Joseph Lee Schenck  
Instructor: Jennifer Stanley  
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


TuTh 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Law 170
From June 25, 2024
To July 11, 2024

Summer Quarter: 3
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Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 12
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 35
As of: 05/20 07:33 AM

More than half of all Americans play video games, whether through a browser, mobile device, or game console, and spending on interactive content now rivals that for TV and movies. Video games are great fun and big business, but what are the legal implications?

1. How has copyright law evolved in an era when a hit iPhone game can spawn a lookalike competitor within months?
2. Should trademark law prevent a developer from featuring a real-world vehicle or nightclub in their game?
3. What legal issues arise from the use of AI in video games?

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

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