GPP II-International Intellectual Property

About this Course

In today's economy, the transfer of intellectual property rights plays an important role in domestic and international trade, particularly in the software and entertainment industries.  This course will introduce students to the legal and ethical issues involved in the production of creative and artistic works across national boundaries.  Students will develop a strong understanding of the primary sources of international copyright law, and the influence of culture on country practices involving protection of intellectual property.  Students will advise their client on a particular transaction involving the creation of an artistic work, research and resolve legal and ethical issues, and negotiate and draft select documents necessary to the production of a motion picture.

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General Practice