Law & Media Relations in the Arts

Course NameLaw & Media Relations in the Arts
Course CodeART360 / HUM560
DescriptionThe course aims at providing an insight of legal issues in arts and media management. Students will learn about artists’ rights such as copyright, moral rights, and the right of re-sale. They will be led to explore court cases revolving around copyright infringement, freedom of expression and its limitations, the management of media, exclusivity rights and licensing. Furthermore, students will be given the basic framework for communicating with the press, online communications and various marketing strategies in the arts.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
– Understand the legal notions of intellectual property rights;
– Review contracts involving artists and cultural organizations;
– Demonstrate a working knowledge of the most significant legal issues surrounding arts;
– Understand media relations, online communication and marketing strategies in the art.
SchoolSchool of Journalism, Media, and Visual Arts
LevelBachelor / Master
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS