Center for Law, Technology and Arts
Center for Law, Technology and Arts

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The Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts curriculum is rich and diverse. We offer a wide range of courses and seminars designed to prepare students who wish to practice in the area of law and technology or law and the arts, or who simply want a basic doctrinal and theoretical foundation.

In addition to the foundation courses in the first-year curriculum, our first-year students may select an elective during their second semester. Our first-year Intellectual Property Survey course introduces students early in their law school careers to the fundamentals of patent law, copyright law, trademark law , and trade secrets and offers them an opportunity to make an informed decision on whether to pursue advanced course work in law and technology or law and the arts.

There are four core courses Ė Copyright Law, Cyberlaw, Patent Law, and Trademark Law. These are gateway courses to the upper-level curriculum. Students interested in pursuing careers or advanced study in law and technology or law and the arts can design their course work based upon their goals. The LTA director and other faculty who teach in the Centerís curriculum are always happy to meet one-on-one with students to help plan the course of study consistent with each studentís interests and career objectives.

Upper-Level Courses
Biotechnology Law and Policy
Case Abroad at Home (IP Course)
Computer Law and Policy
Contexts of Invention (seminar)
Copyright and the Construction of Authorship (seminar)
Copyright and Trademark Litigation
Copyright in the Digital Millennium
e-Payment Systems
Entertainment Law
Fair Use (seminar)
Intellectual Property Business and Strategic Planning
Intellectual Property and Dealmaking
Intellectual Property Management and Commercialization (fall & spring semester course) (part of FUSION program)
Intellectual Property Survey
Intellectual Property Theory (seminar)
Intellectual Property Transactions
International Intellectual Property
Internet Law and Business
Law and the Visual Arts
Law of Archeological Relics
Law of the Music Industry
Negotiation Strategies in Sports Management
Patent Litigation
Patent Prosecution
Representing the Musical Artist
Representing the Professional Athlete
Sports and the Law

Journal of Law, Technology and the Internet (JOLTI)

Other related courses include: Antitrust Law, Bioethics and the Law, Genetics and the Law, and Scientific Evidence. Case Abroad at Home is a series of one-credit mini-courses taught by international experts from universities in other countries. Each year, the Center for LTA cosponsors one course in intellectual property, offered at the law school and taught intensively the week before the start of the fall semester.

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