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Spring 2009 - Software Licensing

Cavazos, Edward A

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 397S  Unique # 28890

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
T5:30 - 7:20 pmTNH 3.129
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Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.

Description
This course will explore the legal issues involved when drafting, negotiating and enforcing software licenses.  The course consists of a series of class meetings that correspond to the main provisions of a software license (license grant, indemnification, warranties, etc.) and focus on the way the law has developed in each area.  It will also feature classes on issues such as the increasing importance of open source licensing models and questions of enforceability of shrink-wrap and on-line ("click-through") license formats.

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