About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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Dealmaking in the Entertainment Industry (LLM Only) (Spring 2019)
- Course Number: LAW-803
- Class Number: 04013
- Instructor: Roger Schroeder
This course will explore the legal and business issues that arise in connection with the development, production and exploitation of theatrical motion pictures and television programs. The areas explored will include the negotiation of the terms of writer, director and actor agreements, the changing landscape of media companies and exploitation platforms, and the copyright issues that can come into play. The instructor is a seasoned entertainment attorney with extensive law firm and studio experience as well as an Emmy winning writer.
- Unit Value: 2
- Grading Options: Numerical or CR/D/F
- Schedule: Thursday, 5:00p-6:50p
- Room Number: Room 130
- Exam: In class multiple choice final
- Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: yes
- Participation: No
- Class Recordings: Never
- Access To Recordings: Not Available
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