international copyright

Prof. Peter K. Yu

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Fall 2002



course description

Through a review of the relevant provisions of U.S. law and various multilateral copyright conventions, this seminar covers the international components of copyright, including national eligibility requirements for and the national treatment of foreign authors.  The course also examines recent developments in the European Union and the problems of enforcing intellectual property rights in the less and least developed countries.

Each participant of the seminar is required to make a presentation to the seminar and write a research paper on a topic approved by the instructor.  The research paper should constitute original research and be at least 25 pages (including footnotes).  The final paper is due on December 6, 2002.

This seminar fulfills the writing requirement.

Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Copyright Law or LL.M. in Intellectual Property.

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