LGP 990 (01) - Law Special Topics

LawSpcTop/Regulating Metaverse

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: General Practice (LAW)
Credits: 1.0
Term: Summer 2022 - Law (05/23/2022 - 07/08/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 70990
Special topics courses explore emerging developments in the law or take advantage of special expertise provided by visitors and guest faculty. Courses offered under this title are approved by the Associate Dean and may be designated to meet skills or advanced writing requirements. Special topics classes may only satisfy elective credit and are available only to law students after their first year of study and graduate students by permission.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits.
Instructors: Jon Garon

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
6/10/2022 6/13/2022 MFSU 9:00am - 12:00pm TBA
Additional Course Details: 

This course significant changes to streaming, gaming, and online social engagement with an emphasis on the rapid growth of the “metaverse,” the enterprise and entertainment virtual reality, augmented reality environment, as well as the complementary fields of NFTs, blockchain, games, DAOs, and its overlap with DeFi and crypto. The course will explore the implications of these emergent technologies on privacy, intellectual property, cybersecurity, financial transactions, commercial regulation, and contracting terms.  

Upon completion of the course, student will be able to: 

  • Understand the emerging metaverse, and how the components are coalescing into a new user experience. 

  • Identify key legal issues for large and small enterprises doing business to support new media and to conduct transactions using existing and emerging platforms  

  • Help enterprises comply with the current and evolving regulatory environment at the state, federal, and multinational level