This course addresses the international legal issues arising in the film, television, music, theatre, publishing, and other entertainment industries. Topics include: acquiring and enforcing foreign intellectual property rights, negotiating immigration and organized labor restrictions on the hiring and/or deployment of talent abroad, exploiting international financing opportunities, distributing recorded entertainment worldwide, collecting overseas royalties and other revenues, and protecting foreign merchandising rights, as well as issues relating to trade barriers, treaty compliance, and transnational litigation.
- Course Number: IP-0156
- Credits: 2
- Course Format: Lecture
- Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls.
- Final examination: -
- Midterm examination: -
- Class prep. and participation: -
- Research paper: -
- Regular submissions/quizzes: -
- Other (see syllabus): 100%