Privacy and Technology Law (PTL)

PTL 409. U.S. Copyright Law. 3 hours.

Explores the historical development of copyright law, creation of copyrights, copyright registration, copyright infringement, special defenses and remedies. Course Information: Same as JD 409 and IP 409. Previously listed as JD 406/IP 406/ITP 406. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 422. E-Discovery. 2 hours.

Addresses unique issues and procedural rules related to e-discovery. Course Information: Same as TADR 422. Previously listed as JD 270/ITP 870. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 428. Intellectual Property in a Digital Environment. 3 hours.

Explores the unique interplay between intellectual property rights and the Internet and other digitized formats, in both the United States and internationally. Course Information: Same as IP 428 and JD 428. Previously listed as JD 178/IP 478/ITP 878/IBT 778. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 472. Cyber Crime, Information Warfare, and Economic Espionage. 3 hours.

Offers a practitioner's perspective of cybercrimes, information warfare, economic espionage techniques and the criminal justice system's response. Course Information: Same as IBT 472 and JD 472. Previously listed as IBT 764/ITP 848/JD 848. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 499. International Copyright Law. 1 hour.

Examines international copyright treaties and neighboring rights conventions, the principle of national treatment, copyright statutes in selected countries, and treatment of moral rights. Course Information: Same as IBT 499 and IP 499. Previously listed as IP 455/ITP 455/IBT 748. Prerequisite(s): JD 409 or IP 409 or PTL 409.

PTL 511. Ethics of Practicing Law in a Digital World. 2 hours.

Examines application of legal ethics to the use of technology in law practice, exploring technological developments that facilitate and advance, delivering legal services. Course Information: Same as IBT 511. Previously listed as ITP 812/IBT 762.

PTL 516. First Amendment Issues in a Digital Age. 2 hours.

Offers a practical perspective on First Amendment laws developed in the print and broadcast media that are now being applied to a technology. Course Information: Same as IBT 516 and JD 516. Previously listed as IBT 841/IBT 771/JD 841. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 518. Information Law, Policy and Privacy. 3 hours.

Topics include consumer privacy, protection of health and financial information, privacy implications of emerging technologies, and the government and private sector’s role in protecting information. Course Information: Same as JD 518. Previously listed as ITP 801/JD 108. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 520. JITPL: Comment. 1 or 2 hour.

Students invited to participate in this Honors Program will write a comment or note under supervision of student editors and faculty advisors. Course Information: Same as JD 520. may be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Previously listed as ITP 818/JD 037. Students must qualify and be invited to enroll. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 522. Technology and the Law. 2 hours.

Examines how technology has influenced law, policy and practice. Course Information: Same as JD 522. Previously listed as JD 257/ITP 803. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 525. Cyberspace Law. 3 hours.

Surveys Internet law, including tort liability, freedom of expression, crime and security, privacy, intellectual property rights, regulation, and jurisdiction. Course Information: Same as IBT 525 and JD 525. Previously listed as JD 214/ITP 808/IBT 767. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

PTL 526. Health Information Privacy. 2 hours.

Provides overview of health information privacy law and policy; emphasis on emerging issues: privacy implications of electronic health records, medical identity theft, pandemics, medical research and genetic information. Course Information: Previously listed as ITP 821.

PTL 527. Health Information Privacy Regulation. 2 hours.

Applicable federal and state laws as well as other regulatory mechanisms affecting health information privacy will be addressed. Course Information: Previously listed as ITP 822.

PTL 530. Electronic Commerce Law. 2 hours.

Topics include electronic business models, formation and operation of e-commerce companies, protecting the assets of e-commerce companies, electronic contracts, consumer protection, and much more. Course Information: Same as IBT 530. Previously listed as ITP 830/IBT 761.

PTL 533. Global Privacy. 2 hours.

This seminar explores global implications of information crossing jurisdictional lines and conflicts of laws and culture regarding protection of information and information privacy. Course Information: Same as IBT 533. Previously listed as ITP 855/IBT 755.

PTL 546. LSIV: Drafting Information Technology: Representing the Technology Client. 2 hours.

Advanced course explores unique issues presented by technology clients and gives hands-on experience in research techniques and drafting styles common to this practice area. Course information: Same as JD 546. Previously listed as JD 161/ITP 861. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

PTL 555. Practicum in Information Technology and Privacy Law. 1-3 hours.

Students will work in the field of information technology law in a law practice setting under the supervision of attorneys in private, corporate, or governmental practice. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours. Previously listed as ITP 893. JD students may not complete more than 15 experiential learning credits overall (including no more than 6 externship credits).

PTL 594. Special Topics in Privacy and Technology Law. 1 or 2 hour.

The topics will change from time to time to allow the professor and students to explore current topics in information technology and privacy law. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary. Previously listed as ITP 880.

PTL 596. Independent Study in Privacy and Technology Law. 1-3 hours.

An independent study project must be approved by the director and requires scholarly study which will result in a significant contribution to information technology and privacy law. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary to a maximum of 3 hours. Previously listed as ITP 897.