Apr 5th 2016

Intellectual Property Law and Policy - Part 2: Copyright and Trademark Laws (edX)

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Explore the theories of copyright and trademark laws and policy implications in this IP law course.

In this course, Part 2 of a two-part series, students will explore the modern realities and debates of copyright and trademark laws, and then consider alternatives to intellectual property and the future of this exciting area of the law.

The focus of this two-part series is on learning some of the seminal legal cases in each area, while also considering the policy implications of the law as it stands.

No previous law experience is required. Join us as we explore the IP laws and policies that influence and shape our modern lives.

What you'll learn:

- An overview of and the theories underlying copyright and trademark laws

- How each of these laws work in practice

- The policy implications and alternatives to copyright and trademark laws (as well as IP law more generally)