The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Protecting Business Innovations via Copyright
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Protecting Business Innovations via Copyright

This course is part of Protecting Business Innovation Specialization

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12 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
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12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to this course on Protecting Business Innovations via Copyright! How do companies protect their intellectual property, creative innovations and ensure they keep their customers happy? Over the next four weeks you will gain insight on how companies navigate the world of Copyright, Copyright limitations, Derivative work and Software Protection. As you go through the materials, you may have your own copyright related questions or scenarios that pop-up, feel free to post them in the discussion forum so we can try to apply strategic approaches learned in the course. Take some time to review the assignments, grading and general course guidelines for this course. Week 1 will cover the basics of copyright and will introduce the general terms that will be used in later weeks.

What's included

10 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Fair use is the largest area of exceptions of copyright. It is not a right, it is a defense. This week will cover the rules of fair use, how companies apply it, fair use limitations and will introduce more copyright limitations you should be aware of.

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11 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This will explore other rights within Copyright Law. I will introduce derivative works and parody with lots of interesting examples like the Beach Boys, Weird Al and Annoying Orange. We encourage you to interact with the examples by going to YouTube or other suggested sites to view them as you go through the lecture videos.

What's included

10 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Software innovations is a special area of Copyright. This will week cover how companies protect software innovations with case studies like video games and Virtual Reality software. It will also cover the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which is a US Law but how it can affect companies around the world. Find out how companies navigate the interesting world of software and DMCA.

What's included

8 videos1 peer review

You've reached the final exam week! Complete the final exam and post-course survey. Your feedback can help us improve future iterations of the course. Good luck on the exam and hope to see you in ALL our upcoming courses for Protecting Business Innovations via: Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Strategy

What's included

1 video2 readings2 quizzes

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4.9 (32 ratings)
 Theodore Henry King CLARK
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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