Copyright law is unique in the greater intellectual property regime, as it protects original expression that is fixed in a tangible medium and is the product of authorship. This course is designed for creative professionals — such as screenwriters, musicians, documentary filmmakers or artists — who want to understand the scope and limits of which works can enjoy U.S. copyright protection. The course will introduce students to the workings of copyright law through an examination of the system’s basic principles, rules, and institutions. Topics will include; the justifications for copyright law, copyrightable subject matter, authorship, the nature and scope of copyright’s exclusive rights, fair use, and remedies for infringement.
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Lots of insights. Professor laid out the materials clearly and effectively.
An excellent course, to understand the ever increasing scope and ambit of intellectual property rights and its discourse in Society!
Great course and amazing teacher! Very clear and interesting content. Totally recommend!
Great course, great examination of student's knowledge. Highly recommend to others seeking an introduction to copyright law!