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Skills you will gain

start-up businessIntellectual PropertyBusiness StrategyBusiness LawCopyright Protection

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Approx. 13 hours to complete
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Copyright

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
1.1 Introduction to copyright overview4m
1.2 What is copyright?9m
1.3 How do I get copyright?9m
1.4 What is excluded?9m
1.5 Idea vs. expression9m
1.6 The rights granted9m
1.7 The infringement9m
1.8 Proof of infringement10m
1.9 Introduction to copyright summary6m
2 readings
Course outline10m
Assignments and grading10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to copyright quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Copyright Limitations

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 145 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
2.2 What is fair use?9m
2.3 How does fair use apply?9m
2.4 Why might it be unfair?9m
Ask Teddy! A fair use Q&A section.10m
2.5 What are other copyright limitations?9m
2.6 Expired copyright9m
2.7 Entertainment protection risks9m
2.8 More copyright limitations9m
2.9 Copyright limitations summary8m
HKUST Live Class Discussion on Amazon topic52m
2 readings
Instructions for this section10m
View Live Class Discussion on Amazon topic10m
1 practice exercise
Copyright limitations quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Derivative Work & Parody

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 82 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
3.2 What is derivative work?9m
3.3 Is translation allowed?9m
3.4 Derivative work examples9m
3.5 What is parody?4m
3.6 Parody examples7m
3.7 More fun examples (Optional)13m
3.8 Successful Parody8m
3.9 Failed Parody10m
3.10 Derivative work & parody summary8m
1 reading
Locate external links to this week's examples10m
1 practice exercise
Derivative work & parody quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Protecting Software Innovations

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 73 min)
8 videos
4.2 How to protect software innovations?9m
4.3 How does DMCA affect rights?9m
4.4 DMCA examples9m
4.5 How is "look & feel" protected?10m
4.6 Business software & employment issues10m
4.7 Protecting software innovations summary9m
Live HKUST class discussion on Digiarty11m

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