Discussion 5.1

Why is are intellectual property laws so important?  Do you think  they are important or should be do away with these laws?  

Discussion 5.2

What are patents and how are they used?  Are all patents the same? What is the difference between a trademark and a copyright?  

Discussion 6.1

What are shrinkwrap, clickwrap, and browsewrap agreements?  Why are they used and can you provide examples of each?  

Discussion 6.2

Why would you include an information security provision in a contract? 

Case Study 5.1

Write a 3 to 4 (not including title or reference page) page paper that describes some your state laws protecting data or security of personal information (the state you live in ,have lived in, or want to live in).  First, list the state you chose.  Then provide the name and a brief description of the law, to include when it was enacted, punishment if not followed, and who/what the law protects.  Make sure you follow the grading rubric and write your paper in APA format.  Cite all sources appropriately. 

Writing Requirements

  • 3–4 pages in length  (excluding cover page, abstract, and reference list)
  • Include at least two peer reviewed sources that are properly cited

Case Study 6.1

Conduct research and write a 3 to 4 page paper giving examples of a tort law case and a criminal law case. Make sure you adhere to the grading rubric and write your paper in APA format.

Writing Requirements

  • 2-3 pages in length  (excluding cover page, abstract, and reference list)
  • Include at least two peer reviewed sources that are properly cited