Timeroom: Summer 2020

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LGP 985 (1ON) - Natl Security:Counterterrorism

Natl Security:Counterterrorism

Credits: 3.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Law (05/18/2020 - 08/07/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 70508
National Security: Counterterrorism is an in-depth look at counterterrorism in the United States. Examines the competing conceptions and definitions of terrorism at the national level and the institutions and processes designed to execute the national security on terrorism. Includes the study of the balance between national security interests and civil liberties found in the following topical areas: relevant Supreme Court decisions, legislative provisions in response to acts of terrorism, operational counter-terrorism considerations (including targeted killing), intelligence gathering (including interrogations), policy recommendations, the use of military tribunals or civil courts in trying suspected terrorists, the emerging law regarding enemy combatants and their detention, and the arguable need for new self-defense doctrines at the global level.
Instructors: Amos Guiora
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
5/18/2020 8/7/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE

LGP 987 (1ON) - Int'l Business Transactions

Int'l Business Transactions

Credits: 3.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Law (05/18/2020 - 08/07/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 70512
International Business Transactions is a general course covering the fundamental issues that affect business in today?s global marketplace. Topics covered include legal issues associated with financing commercial transactions, transnational contracts, and foreign direct investment in countries abroad. The course will emphasize the role of international trade institutions, GATT treaties, and federal trade law.
Instructors: Daniel Chow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
5/18/2020 8/7/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE

LIP 912 (1ON) - Copyright Law

Copyright Law

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 3.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Law (05/18/2020 - 08/07/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 70678
This course will introduce students to fundamental principles of U.S. copyright law. The legal protection of "creative" content as an intangible property right has been statutorily recognized in the U.S. for over 200 years. While legal rights in such works are often seen as rooted in economic rationale, the law has changed over time, in response to technological challenges and international developments. The course will therefore also provide students with an understanding of how U.S. copyright law functions and adapts in this changing environment. Students with an interest in any branch of modern intellectual property law and how it responds to modern challenges will benefit from this course. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 100%.
Instructors: Doris Long
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
5/18/2020 8/7/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE

LIP 918 (1ON) - Trade Secrets Law

Trade Secrets Law

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 2.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Law (05/18/2020 - 08/07/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 70390
The focus of this course will be on understanding the nature and impact of trade secrets law in the US on domestic and global business practices. The course will examine: (a) the theory behind trade secret protection; (b) comparisons with approaches to the protection of valuable commercial information in other jurisdictions; (c) the definition of a ?trade secret? in the US; (d) elements of the misappropriation of trade secrets tort at the state level; (e) the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 and the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 at the federal level; (f) scope of civil and criminal liability for trade secret misappropriation; (g) duties of confidentiality in relation to trade secrecy; (h) loss of status of a trade secret; (i) trade secrets as a(n) (intellectual) property right; (j) defenses to trade secret actions; (k) remedies for misappropriation of a trade secret. Eligibility: Open to 1Ls. Prerequisites: None. Grading 90% final exam, 10% class participation.
Instructors: David Levine
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
5/18/2020 8/7/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE

LIP 922 (1ON) - Video Gaming & Intellectual Property

Video Gaming & IP

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 1.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Special Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/30/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 71074
The 2018 U.S. video game industry employed more than 220,000 people and produced more than $43 billion in revenue. New Hampshire has at least 15 video game related companies adding over $64 million to the local economy. The video game market could become a $300 billion industry by 2025, and the need for lawyers versed in video game law will similarly grow. This issue-spotting overview course covers the essential intellectual property issues encountered in the gaming industry: content creation, acquisition, and protection. Broader legal topics such as content distribution, revenue generation, and player management will be introduced as well.
Instructors: Jessica Harrison
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
7/28/2020 8/13/2020 TR 11:00am - 12:30pm TBA

LIP 923 (1ON) - Trademark Searching

Trademark Searching

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 1.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Special Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/30/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 71073
This course will introduce students to the principles of searching trademarks records at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, underscoring the connection between trademark prosecution practice and trademark law theory. The course will provide students with strategies for navigating Trademark Office records from a former Trademark Examining Attorney and with an understanding of how the U.S. trademark registration process functions under the Lanham Act. Students with an interest in trademark prosecution, litigation and transactional practice will benefit from this course.
Instructors: Edward Timberlake
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
7/28/2020 8/13/2020 TR 3:00pm - 4:30pm ONLINE

LIP 924 (1ON) - Cannabis & Intellectual Property

Cannabis & IP

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 1.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Special Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/30/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 71075
Cannabis (marijuana) is listed on Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, and the possession, sale, and use of marijuana remains unlawful at the federal level. Meanwhile, cannabis legalization is sweeping the nation on a state-by-state basis. This federal and state divide presents unique challenges to businesses serving patients and consumers in the cannabis industry and the lawyers who advise them. This one-unit course will provide an overview of the current state of the cannabis industry, identify key legal and business challenges, and explore how lawyers are helping their clients address these challenges. The course will lay the groundwork for the type of issue spotting and creative thinking required to navigate the legal and business landscape of this emerging legal field.
Instructors: Amanda Conley, Shabnam Malek
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
7/27/2020 8/13/2020 MW 5:00pm - 6:30pm TBA

LIP 930 (1ON) - Patent Licensing

Patent Licensing

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 1.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Special Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/30/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 71076
This course addresses legal issues related to patent licensing based upon general commercial needs and requirements. This course will focus on understanding the intersection of patent rights and limitations, contractual provisions and the objectives of the business. The course will look at key licensing agreement interpretation issues and restriction on patent rights that should be considered when licensing patent rights. Students will look to understand different business scenarios and how to think about structuring licensing relationships and agreements to fulfill the business objectives.
Instructors: Dmitry Milikovsky
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
7/6/2020 7/22/2020 MW 7:30pm - 9:00pm TBA

LIP 931 (1ON) - Media Law

Media Law

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 2.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Special Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/30/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 71077
This course offers broad exposure to various legal issues confronted by mass media enterprises, ranging from traditional broadcasters and similar internet-based services, to the major internet platforms and the new class of ?media enterprises? that they spawned, such as YouTube influencers and TikTok stars. By examining current issues and events, students will navigate areas of law including defamation, rights of publicity and privacy, newsgathering and right of access, advertising, broadcast and internet regulation, intellectual property, and antitrust ? to understand how the law?s staple doctrines apply to the business of producing and distributing news, information, and entertainment for mass audiences.
Instructors: Christopher Reed
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
7/6/2020 8/12/2020 MW 1:00pm - 2:30pm TBA

LIP 932 (1ON) - Name, Image & Likeness in Sports

Name Image & Likeness in Sport

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 1.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Special Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/30/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 71078
This course centers on the rights of athletes to control their identifying characteristics. Legal reforms call for college athletes to be able to hire agents and negotiate the use of their names, images and likenesses with video game companies, apparel companies, trading card shows, athletic camps and other industries. The NCAA regards these reforms as unlawful and has lobbied Congress for a federal solution. This course examines NIL rights and their relationship to other legal conventions, including rights of publicity, media law, agency law, video game law, trademark law, copyright law, labor law, antitrust law and ?influencers? and the law.
Instructors: Michael McCann
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
7/7/2020 7/23/2020 TR 11:00am - 12:30pm TBA