Course Details

Structuring Transactions: Music Law

This course will introduce the student to the legal and business aspects of the music industry, focusing on how value is created in music entertainment properties (copyrights, trademarks, identity rights, contractual rights, and data) and how transactions involving those properties are structured. Business areas studied will include recording and music publishing agreements, management and agency relationships, licensing, merchandising, distribution, touring, sponsorship, and the developing areas of digital music. Recommended course: Corporations or Business Associations for JD students and Intellectual Property.

Catalog Number: PPTYTORT 644
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Practice AreaLegal Skills Development
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning


Course History

Fall 2017
Title: Structuring Transactions: Music Law
Faculty: Leavens, Tom R. (courses | profile)
Strand, Peter J
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 6

Fall 2016
Title: Structuring Transactions: Music Law
Faculty: Leavens, Tom R. (courses | profile)
Strand, Peter J
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 23

Fall 2015
Title: Structuring Transactions: Music Law
Faculty: Leavens, Tom R. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 22