International Digital Transactions Seminar

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Seminar - 3rd Year Priority
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Upper-Level Writing
International / Comparative
"W" Writing
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Course Description

This seminar examines attributes of good academic legal writing with a focus on issues related to transacting digitally across borders. Topics for general discussion and analysis include: Internet domain names and using trademarks online; international regulation of domain names and trademarks; website development and hosting and international issues relating to intermediary liability for website content; electronic contracting; contracting for intangible assets (digital music, software, video, text etc); sales versus licenses – domestic and international issues; choice of law and choice of forum clauses (and comparative rules on enforcement); international arbitration versus litigation.