For Monday’s Class (3/31)

Hello Everyone!  Next week, we will begin our discussion on Intellectual Property laws, which includes Patents, Trademarks and Copyright.  Please read Hopkins Chapter 13, and be prepared to present the following cases in class:

Feist Publications v. Rural Telephone Service (1991)

Eldred v. Ashcroft (2003)

Golan v. Holder (2012)

Community for Creative Nonviolence v. Reid (1989)

Harper & Row v. National Enterprises (1985)

Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music (1994)

Cambridge University Press v. Becker 

White Smith Music Publishing Company vs. Apollo Company (1908)

Sony Corp. v. Universal City Studios, Inc. (1984)

MGM v. Grokster (2005)

Additionally, I’ve added several legal news items to the blog, pertaining to patent, trademark and copyright cases.  I am grading your Exam #2, and will return those to you next week.  Any questions – send me an email.  See you Monday!