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7800 - Copyright Law
Professor: Guy A. Rub
Semester: 2013 Spring
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
This course will provide an in-depth view of U.S. copyright law, the legal regime governing rights in original works of authorship (books, music, movies, artworks, photographs, software, etc). Topics covered include: copyright's underlying policies and theoretical framework, the requirements for copyrightability under the Copyright Act, the bundle of rights that make up copyright, fair use and other exceptions and limitations to copyrights, contributory and vicarious liability, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Technical or scientific knowledge is not required.
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