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LAW 723

Issues in Information Technology Law

This course focuses on emerging legal problems associated with the growth of information technology in Canada and internationally. It focuses on the legal protection of electronic information and technology through patents, copyright, trademarks and trade secrets, and upon contractual issues (electronic signatures, problems of verification, contracts which must be in writing, and security of information) in the procurement of products and services, especially through the Internet and other e-commerce conduits. A range of other topics, such as data protection and privacy, the regulation of the Internet, the harmonization of law globally, computer crime, and remedies will be discussed. Students should be in their graduating year.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

LAW 122

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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    Legal Analysis in a Business Context
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    Law for Health Managers
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    Health Information Access and Privacy
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    The Law of the Marketplace
  • LAW 529
    Employment and Labour Law
  • LAW 533
    Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law
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    Government Regulation of Business
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    Environmental Law and Business
  • LAW 601
    Intellectual Property Law
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    White Collar and Cyber Crime
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    Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
  • LAW 605
    Securities Law
  • LAW 606
    Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
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    Issues in Information Technology Law
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    Legal Aspects of International Business
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