Advanced Entertainment Law Seminar



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 is required to write a paper of publishable quality on a topic chosen in consultation with the professor and to make a presentation on the topic in class.

Prerequisite: Copyright Law (538).