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Indiana University Bloomington

Business Law

Master's (MBA &Specialized)

Course Descriptions

  1. L575
    Legal Issues in the Arts
    • 15-weeks
    • 3 credits
    • Prerequisite: None

    (Note: L575 is a required course for Arts Administration master’s degree students, but is open to MBA students.)

    Examines legal interests and rights of composers, writers, performing artists, visual artists, and arts organizations.  Explores a broad range of legal considerations pertaining to relationships between parties in arts-oriented contexts.  Topics addressed include: copyright, trademark, and right of publicity law; defamation and invasion of privacy law; advertising law; First Amendment issues for artists and arts administrators; contract law as applied to arts-related agreements: personal property law; and legal issues associated with differing forms of arts organizations.