Copyright Law

Course Number
MB-311
Description

A comprehensive look at copyright law and its protections for all creative works, with a specific emphasis on copyright's applicability to the music industry. The course will take an in-depth look at copyright concepts first introduced in MB-101 Introduction to the Music Business and MB-211 Legal Aspects of the Music Industry, and further introduce students to enforcement mechanisms, defenses, and requirements for notice and registration. Pending legislation and the applicability of currently existing law to new media such as downloads and streaming will also be covered. The course would be helpful for anyone seeking a career in entertainment, but specifically law and licensing.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
MB-211 and MB-301
Required Of
None
Electable By
MBUS majors
Major Elective for
Music Business
Semesters Offered
Fall Only
Location
Boston
Department
MBUS
Course Chair
Tonya Butler
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