Entertainment & New Media Law
Loyola Law School has been ranked 6th in Entertainment Law by The Hollywood Reporter, the leading magazine on entertainment business. The LLM Specialization in Entertainment & New Media Law takes advantage of Loyola’s prime location in downtown LA (a media and fashion capital) and offers students a broad spectrum of courses, taught by leading faculty and practitioners in this field.
In addition, Loyola's Fashion Law Project offers unique symposia, rare industry networking opportunities and a cache of fashion business courses. Also, classes like Introduction to Negotiations and Right of Publicity prepare students for important sports management issues. Power agents and team executives regularly lecture. Finally, students can navigate the evolving electronic frontier with professors who teach classes like Digital Media & the Law, and Technology & Privacy.
The Loyola Entertainment Alumni Network is one of the largest alumni networks in the world specifically focused on entertainment, media, and intellectual property. Externship opportunities held by Loyola students in just the past year read like a "Who's Who" of the entertainment business, and include companies such as NBC/Universal, Sony, Lionsgate, MTV Live Nation, Warner Brothers Television, HBO, Activision, and many more.
The LLM degree requires 24 total units of credit. The Entertainment & New Media Law Specialization will be recognized upon the satisfactory completion of 18 units of coursework. This includes 9 units of required courses and 9 units of electives.
Sample Course Schedule
- Motion Picture Production & Finance Seminar
- Business Associations
- Television Programming & Finance Seminar
- Digital Media & the Law
- Law and Practice with the Hollywood Guilds
- Tax Strategies for the Digital Age
- Trade Secret Law
- Art and the Law Seminar
- Sports Law
- Torts II
- Trial Advocacy (Need Evidence)
- International Intellectual Property
- First Amendment Survey
- Advanced IP Colloquium
- Business Immigration Law
- Litigating a Copyright Case Seminar
- Music Law