Copyright

Copyright

Professor Rebecca Tushnet
Fall 2017 course
Th, F 9:50am - 11:50am in Austin Hall Room 111 - West
4 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home

This course examines the law of copyright and its role within the overall framework of intellectual property law. Topics covered include the subject matter requirements for copyrightability; the rules that govern determination of authorship, the rights that copyright law confers on authors and the limitations and exceptions to those rights; the rules governing indirect liability of intermediaries and liability for circumvention of technological protections; and the scope of copyright preemption.

Subject Areas: Intellectual Property, Cyberlaw and Technology, and Arts & Entertainment, Regulatory Law