Jun 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Law Bulletin 
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LAW 7138 - Computers and the Law Seminar.

2 to 3 Credit Hours

This is an elective course. A study of specific substantive areas of the law as they relate to both computer hardware and software. Areas covered include, but are not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, misappropriation of trade secrets, antitrust, contracts, and “anti-hacking” laws. Class enrollment is limited to 15 students, with instructor approval. Ideally, the students should have some background in either copyright law or in computer science. A substantial paper evidencing sufficient research is required. There will also be an exercise in software licensing. There will be no final examination.