NYU Steinhardt

Landmark Cases in Music Copyright Law

  • Course Number: MPAMB-UE 1305
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 2
  • Description: An examination & analysis of copyright law & its application & relation to the entertainment industries, specifically the music industry. Special emphasis will be given to the evolution & historical context of copyright up to the present day. There will be a focus on “Sampling” & other contemporary copyright issues, including musicological, legal, policy & philosophical analysis. Special emphasis will be given to landmark copyright cases. This course is ideally suited for active musicians, composers & those with an interest in intellectual property law & social policy considerations.
  • Old Course Number: E80.1305