Copyright Law in Practice - Professor Lydia Loren, , Course Number: LAW-337, , Course Type: Foundational & Experiential, , Credits: 2, , Enrollment Limit: 15, , Description: In this course students will complete, a series of five simulations drawn from the, experience of intellectual property practitioners., Copyright Law is a prerequisite for this course., Each simulation will last for two to three weeks, (depending on the simulation) and will involve a, different practicing attorney who will discuss the, context for the simulation, a review of the, relevant doctrine by the professor, and a, collaboratively planned approach for each, assignment. Assignments will require additional, reading and research beyond the reading for the, Copyright Law course. Some assignments will, involve group work that will require coordination, with classmates and meetings outside of class, time. For each simulation assignment students will, prepare a self-reflection. For some simulation, assignments students will prepare a review of, classmate's assignments. A debriefing of the, assignments will also be conducted by the, practitioner for most assignments. Planned, projects may include such tasks as filing a, copyright registration; drafting cease and desist, letters; drafting responses to cease and desist, letters; reviewing, negotiating and revising music, industry contracts; conducting a fair use analysis, and preparing a written summary of that analysis;, and engaging in a documentary film review. The, goal of this course is to provide students with a, simulation-based window into the day-to-day, practice of a lawyer specializing in copyright, law, familiarize students with the typical, resources employed by practitioners to complete, common copyright-related projects, and help, students gain confidence in demonstrating the, skills needed to be a successful IP lawyer., , Feedback: Combination of self-reflection, peer, assessment, practitioner feedback and professor, feedback., , Prerequisite: Copyright Law. Intellectual Property, Survey may be substituted as the prerequisite with, professor permission, , Evaluation Method: Class participation, group work, assessment, and final work-product submitted for, each assignment., , Capstone: no, , WIE: no