Catalogue 2012 - 2013

BL 350 Business Law for Arts and Entertainment


3 cr.


AEM 250.

Course Description

The goal of this course is to identify and distinguish the different aspects of the State and Federal Court System, identify legal issues, and apply legal principles related to torts, and contracts. Specific attention will be given to arts and entertainment law topics such as intellectual property, copyright, First Amendment, representing talent, provenance and authentication. Key learning outcomes for these areas of law include students' ability to: apply and use the skills necessary to communicate the positions of the parties to a legal conflict; explain the differentiation between the boundaries of law and ethics in sound business decision making; and apply legal analysis in planning and decision making to avoid legal conflicts in business decisions.


Cannot take both BL 201 and BL 350 for credit.