Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Advanced Entertainment Law Seminar

772 | 2.0 credits


This seminar covers new developments in the entertainment industry, and analysis of cutting edge issues that arise from those developments. Although the specific topics covered in a given semester will vary, likely areas of interest include constitutional protection of entertainment projects, copyright protection, creative control, credit, defamation, enforcement of contracts, idea disclosure, impact of new technologies, marketing of entertainment product, privacy, right of publicity, social regulation of entertainment products, talent representatives and trademark protection. Each student will be expected to participate in class discussions, write a paper of publishable quality on a topic chosen by the student in consultation with the professor, and make a presentation on the topic in class.


Entertainment Law (although not a prerequisite, it is highly recommended that students take the Entertainment Law course before enrolling in this seminar).


Copyright Law