Course Title: ELECTRONIC COMMERCE LAW
Course No: 23:600:585
Course Title: INTERNET LAW
Course No: 23:600:660
Description: The Internet interpenetrates all aspect of the law. This course addresses the novel legal challenges posed by the Internet in 12 separate areas of the law including; Contract (digital signatures, Electronic Data Exchange, Internet contracts), Copyright (Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Internet licensing), Privacy (Electronic Privacy Laws, State Internet tort statues, European Union Personal Data Directive); Constitutional (right to anonymous speech, Child On-line Protect Act, Communication Decency Act), Advertising (CAN-SPAM Act), Tort (electronic trespass to chattels, e-mail abuse);Trademark (Domain Name Dispute Resolution Process, Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act); Trade (Child On-line Privacy Protection Act); Equal Access (Americans with Disabilities Act, No Child Left Behind Law); Criminal (Pornography, Unauthorized Entry, Cyber-stalking); Civil Procedure (web site jurisdiction, Internet “John Doe Claim” ), Taxation (Internet Tax Moratorium).
Course Title: INTERNET INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
Course No: 23:600:696
Description: The class begins with a review of Internet intellectual property issues including those related to copyright, trademark, and rights of publicity violations and unfair business practices. Next the course will consider special Internet intellectual property matters as they relate to electronic advertising and sale of content, music, data, and images via the Internet, including compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The course will then consider domain names and trademark disputes including cyber-squatting, ICANN Dispute Resolution, Meta tags infringement, hyperlink infringement and related litigation of Internet intellectual property disputes. Finally the course will study electronic and traditional Internet intellectual property acquisition and transfer agreements. Approximately, 100 of the most frequently encountered Internet intellectual property matters will be presented.