COPYRIGHT LAW
                      READINGS
Gasaway                                                                   Fall 2005
             Read corresponding pages in Supplement, substituting pages as noted in Supplement
 
DATE TOPIC PAGES
August 29
(1)
I.  Landscape of copyright pp. 1-21
August 30
(2)
    IP & international trade
    Thinking about copyright law
pp. 36-44;  54-66
August 31
(3)
II.  Prerequisites for Protection 
     Fixation
pp. 67-85
September 5  NO CLASS - LABOR DAY 
September 6
(4)
Originality pp. 85-107
September 7
(5)
         Cont'd pp. 107-24; 129-33
September 12
(6)
 III.  Works of Authorship
    Subject matter in general
    Originality under § 102
pp. 135-52
September 13
(7)
        Cont'd pp.152-75
September 14
(8)
        Cont'd pp. 175-202
September 19
(9)
        Cont'd pp. 202-26
September 20
(10)
    Derivative works pp. 230-59
September 21
(11)
       Cont'd  pp. 259-69
September 26
(12)
IV.  Ownership & Transfers
     Initial ownership
pp. 273-94
September 27
(13)
Cont'd
pp. 295-304
Supp. pp. 483-92
pp. 310-17
September 28
(14)
    Transfer of rights
V.  Duration & Termination
     Duration
pp. 317-21;335-46; 359-63
October 3
(15)
         Cont'd pp. 363-80
October 4
(16)
VI.  Publication & Formalities
     Publication
 pp. 417-35
October 5
(17)
     Notice
     Deposit & registration
pp. 435-40; 447-61
October 10
(18)
VII.  Exclusive Rights & Limitations
    Overview
    Reproduction right
pp. 479-503
October 11 
(19)
          Cont'd
    Adaptation right
    Distribution right
pp. 503-25
October 11
6:30 p.m.
     MID-TERM EXAM
October 12
(20)
        Cont'd
    Performance right
pp.  525-36; 545-58
October 17
(21)
         Cont'd  pp. 558-78
October 18
(22)
    Display right
    Miscellaneous rights
pp. 584-607
October 19
(23)
    Moral rights pp. 607-09; 619-35
October 24
(24)
 VIII.  Infringement Actions
     Introduction
     Framing the lawsuit
pp. 637-56
October 25
(25)
     Proving the claim pp.  667-84
October 26 
(26)
          Cont'd pp. 684-710
October 31
(27)
          Cont'd pp. 718-41
November 1 NO CLASS
November 2
(28)
            Cont'd
    Extraterritorality & conflicts 
pp. 741-48; 749-63
November 7
(29)
 IX.  Third Party Liability
     Contributory infringement
        & vicarious liability
     Manufacturing/distributing copying 
        devices
pp. 767-86
November 8
(30)
         Cont'd
    Third party liability on the Internet
pp. 786-808
November 9
(31)
         Cont'd  Supp. pp. 531-67
November 14
(32)
    Technological protection measures pp. 812-33
November 15
(33)
         Cont'd
X.  Fair Use & Affirmative Defenses
     Introduction
     Fundamentals of fair use
pp. 833-60
 November 16
(34)
    Conceptual issues in fair use pp. 867-88
November 21
(35)
         Cont'd pp. 888-909
November 22
(36)
         Cont'd
    Fair use & technology
pp. 909-17; 922-34
November 23
(37)
        Cont'd
    Fair use in comparative perspective

Supp. 574-83
pp. 946-54
November 24  NO CLASS
     THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY 
November 28
(38)
         Cont'd
    Other affirmative defenses
pp. 954-74
November 29 NO CLASS - meet Thursday classes
November 30 NO CLASS - meet Friday classes
December 9 
(Friday)
9:00 a.m.
FINAL EXAM