Law 305 - Entertainment Law

Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

S. Akens N. La Terza X. Tang


General Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the legal, business and financial aspects of the entertainment industry, specifically in the fields of motion picture, television, and digital content production and distribution. It will focus on the practical application of various areas of the law including intellectual property, corporate, tax, employment, bankruptcy, international and others to achieve business/creative objectives. Through exploring the elements of traditional media models and the changes arising from new technologies, students will have a foundation to apply informed, analytical and creative thinking to practical problems.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Susan Akens 20F 305 LEC 2 TR 12:10 PM - 1:35 PM 3.0 No No
Xiyin Tang 20F 305 LEC 1 TR 3:30 PM - 4:55 PM 3.0 No No
Nicholas La Terza 21S 305 LEC 1 MW 3:30 PM - 4:55 PM 3.0 No No
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Susan Akens 18F 305 LEC 1 TR 1:45 PM - 3:10 PM 3.0 No No
Nicholas La Terza 18F 305 LEC 2 M 3:20 PM - 6:20 PM 3.0 No No
  This section is limited to LLM students. Enrollment processed through the Graduate Studies Office.
Susan Akens 19F 305 LEC 1 TR 10:35 AM - 12:00 PM 3.0 No No
Nicholas La Terza 19F 305 LEC 2 T 3:20 PM - 6:20 PM 3.0 No No
  Section limited to foreign LLM students. Enrollment processed through the Graduate Studies Office.