Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Professor Ronald W. Staudt

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Class 1
August 27, 2012

Concept of Copyright
Copyright Basics

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
Read pp. 1 - 38
Review pp. 38 - 49

Class 2
August 29, 2012

Concept of Copyright
Distinctions: patent, trademark, personal property

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 50 - 75

September 3, 2012
Labor Day

(Makeup- Dec. 3)

 
 

Class 3
September 5, 2012

Original Works of Authorship
Fixation
Performers' Right to Fix

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 76 - 100
 

Class 4
September 10, 2012

Idea Expression Dichotomy

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 100 - 110

Class 5
September 12, 2012

Facts and Compilations

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 111 - 130

September 17, 2012

(Make up Dec. 4th)

NO CLASS

   
 

Class 6
September 19, 2012

Compilations/Maps
Databases

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 130 - 164

Supplement p. 2


Class 7
September 24, 2012

Derivative Works

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 164 - 184


September 26, 2012

(Make up Dec. 5th.)

NO CLASS

   
 

Class 8
October 1, 2012

Software

 

Photographs

Characters & Sound Recordings

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 184 - 197

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 207 - 220

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
262- 276 (characters and sound recordings)


Class 9
October 3, 2012

Initial Ownership and
Work for Hire

Class Outline 

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 301 - 327



Class 10
October 8, 2012

NO CLASS-
complete the
CALI LESSON instead.

PGS Works
Useful Articles

 

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 221- 250

CALI Lesson,
Useful Articles

by Vincent Chiappetta
Professor of Law

http://www.cali.org/lessonlink/852/CPY15/2595/jq


Class 11
October 10, 2012

Joint Works and Transfers
Scope of Transfers

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 328 - 363


Class 12
October 15, 2012

Collective Works

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 364 - 383

Class 13
October 17, 2012

Duration

 

 

URAA constitutionality

 

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 384 - 409

U.S. Copyright Office Circular 15a

Prof. Lolly Gassaway's Duration Table

Golan v. Holder, 132 S. Ct. 873 2012.


Class 14
October 22, 2012

Renewals

Termination of Transfers

Class Outline

 

Skim 409 - 428 (covered by lecture)

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 449 - 476; 488 - 489


Class 15
October 24, 2012

Reproduction Right

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 537 - 560


Class 16
October 29, 2012

Reproduction Right  

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 560 - 583

Class 17
October 31, 2012

Reproduction Right

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 583- 618

Supp. pp. 40-51



Class 18
November 5, 2012

Derivative Works & VARA

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 619-635, 650 - 676

Skim 676-704


Class 19
November 7, 2012

Distribution & Importation

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 704 - 731; 735-740

Supplement pp. 55-68


Class 20
November 12, 2012

Reproduction of Sound Recordings

Digital performance rights in sound recordings


Performance & Display

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 635 - 650 (covered by lecture)

pp. 772-780 (covered by lecture)

 


746 - 765 and 780 - 788

Supplement pp. 68-76


Class 21
November 14, 2012

Fair Use

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 805 - 833


Class 22
November 19, 2012

Fair Use

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 833 - 867

[Skim pp. 867- 902]


Class 23
November 21, 2012

Instead of class on Thanksgiving Eve, complete the following CALI lesson:

Fundamentals of Fair Use
by Mary LaFrance

Lesson Link



Class 24
November 26, 2012

Fair Use - Digital
Intermediaries and
End User Copying

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 907 - 934

Supplement pp. 80- 91.


Class 25
November 28, 2012

Secondary Liability

Class Outline

  Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 935 - 954

Class 26
December 3, 2012

Secondary Liability
Enduser Facilitation

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 955 - 988

 


Class 27
December 4, 2012

ISP Liability

Class Outline

 

Gorman, Ginsburg & Reese
pp. 988 -994

Supplement p. 91- 123


Class 28
December 5, 2012

 

 

REVIEW


Examination

December 17, 2012
at 6:00 p.m.


Examination

 


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