This course provides an introduction to the major debates in contemporary high-tech copyright, which both shapes and is in turn shaped by technological innovation. Among the technologies considered are electronic music, DVDs, digital television, electronic books, and information databases. It is useful to anyone with an interest in intellectual property, information, technology, entertainment, or media law.
The substantive course covers recent legislation and litigation relating to the future of software, movies, music, television, and books, and assesses how the law is stimulating, quashing, and shaping innovation.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: IP/Copyright and Trademark; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; Tech/Privacy