Copyright LitigationThis course deals with issues relating to litigating cases in the field of copyright. Subjects covered will include defining the actions "arising under" copyright law; pre-litigation considerations such as registration and the statute of limitations; determining potential defendants; jurisdiction and venue; drafting the Complaint; preliminary remedies including injunctions, seizure, and import prohibitions; drafting the Answer; defendants' pretrial motions; discovery; offers of judgment; expert witnesses; specific issues relating to copyright trials dealing with literary works, visual art works, and musical works; remedies; enforcement of judgments; and appeals. We will focus on current and cutting edge issues on these subjects, as well as on the practical aspects of drafting court pleadings.
|Partial list of professors who teach or have taught this course:|
|Wolf, David B.||Spring 2010, Spring 2011|