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599 - Entertainment Law (2 hours)
This course is designed to introduce law students to the legal, business, and creative aspects of the entertainment industry, with a particular emphasis on the music and film/television industries. Intellectual property law, and in particular copyright and trademark, plays a significant role in entertainment law. This course provides a survey of these and other bodies of law, including contract law, right of publicity, constitutional law, corporate/partnership law, labor law, and their applicability to the unique business practices of the entertainment industry.