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Fall 2023

5297 Entertainment Law Clinic II - ALONSO/BARKS- 24612

Professor(s): Yocel  Alonso (ADJUNCT)
Justen Barks (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 
Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships

Time: ARRANGED    Location: 200 

Course Outline: The Entertainment Law Clinic is an advanced entertainment law course for students who want to further expand their practical skills in transactional and administrative entertainment practice. Students, having successfully completed the Entertainment Law Clinic I will continue representing clients in various entertainment fields, including music, film and television, dance, and the visual arts.
The Entertainment Law Clinic II classroom component will be supplanted by a semester-long case study of litigation in a relevant field, including copyright, trademark, right of publicity or NIL, or entertainment contracts. Students will be expected to develop strategies, analyze legal theories, and critically assess defensive and prosecutorial postures.
Students must apply to the clinic by submitting an online application located at http://law.uh.edu/clinic. Students should not attempt to enroll themselves in the clinic via PeopleSoft. If your application is accepted, the Clinic Program Manager will enroll you via the Office of Student Services.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota = 2

The classroom component will include synchronous and asynchronous learning and regular assessments. Students may elect to take Entertainment Law Clinic II for one (1) or two (2) credits. Fifty (50) hours per credit-hour of practical clinic work is required. Regardless of the number of credits elected, students will be required to participate in the classroom component.


Students are expected to attend the Entertainment Law Clinic orientation held the Friday prior to the start of the semester’s classes.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Entertainment Law Clinic I.

Course Materials: the instructors will provide you will all required course materials.

Prerequisites: Yes  Satisfactory completion of Entertainment Law Clinic I

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:
Exam:
Paper: YES


Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: clinic

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Conditional Availability (not for required credits)

Course Materials

No book required for this course

Course Materials: Professors to provide materials.