Week 1: A User’s Guide to Copyright
Subject matter and limits on copyrightability; the standards for copyright, the idea-expression and functionality limitations.
Week 2: The Scope of Copyright
How Copyright infringement works — both direct and indirect infringement.
Week 3: Limits on Copyright Law
The fair use doctrine and other limits on the rights of copyright owners.
Week 4: User’s Guide to Trademarks
An introduction to trademarks, trademark subject matter, and the functionality limitation.
Week 5: The Scope of Trademarks
Trademark infringement and dilution.
Week 6: Limits on Trademarks and Policy
Trademark fair use and how trademark works in cyberspace.
Week 7: IP Reform
Future possibilities for reform and and alternative systems.