Copyrights and Trademarks (3 Credits) LAW 0816

Course examining the protection available for original works of authorship (including literary, artistic, and musical works, as well as computer programs) under the federal Copyright Act, and of the protection available for trademarks under state and federal law. With respect to both copyright and trademark law, we consider: what is potentially protectable, the requirements for protection, the extent of that protection, how infringement is proven, and defenses that may be raised by an alleged infringer.