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Whittier Law School Professor Robert Webster Teaches Law in Barcelona, Spain

All the classes will be held at the Faculty of Law (Facultat de Dret) of the University of Barcelona. Classes will be held in air-conditioned spacious classrooms providing WIFI access. The Program Administrative Office is located nearby.

Disability Access: Some parts of the Faculty of Law are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Program Director, Robert M.C. Webster for further details:

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T: 714-444-4141 ext. 237

Here is the address:
Universitat De Barcelona Facultat De Dret
Av. Diagonal, 684
08034 Barcelona
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Phone ( +34) 934 024 346
Fax ( +34) 934 024 354

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The classroom facility is located 10 minutes walk from the Hall of Residence – TORRE GIRONA – where students will be housed.

Here is the address:

Torre Girona Student Residence
Passeig dels Til-lers 19,
08034 Barcelona

Teléfono: 933 904 300
Fax: 932 056 910
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Please see below a map pin-pointing the location of both the Facultat de Dret and Torre Girona:

Directions from University of Barcelona to Torre Girona Student Residence

Below is a link to a map of the entire city. Type the address of the Law Faculty or Hall of Residence into the top left-hand corner of the “map-page” and you will be able to see the location of these buildings in relation to the rest of Barcelona.

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Students may enroll in up to a maximum of three classes (6 units). The following constitute the WLS Barcelona 2016 Faculty: Rami Yanni of Saban Brands, Dale Nelson of Warner Brothers, Professors Laura Huici, Marta Ortega, and Cristina Gonzalez of the Faculty of Law of the University of Barcelona and Professors Kristen Martin and Robert Webster of Whittier Law School. The following courses will be offered:

European Union Law (LAW 221)

2 units - Taught by:

Marta Ortega Gómez (bio)
Laura Huici Sancho (bio)
Cristina González Beilfuss (bio)

This course will explore the historical development of the European Union and examine the institutions established to govern this club of nations. It will also explore the relationship between the Union, its Member States and the rest of the world. Additionally, the course will focus on the sources and forms of E.U. Law as well as the doctrine of "Supremacy of E.U. Law." Additional areas of substantive law, procedural actions, enforcement, and/or remedies may also be covered in the course.

Syllabus
This course serves as an introduction to the Law of the European Union. It will introduce students to the historical origins of the EU and its institutional structure, sources of law and its policy-making process. It will examine the EU’s regulatory regime, treaties, case law and the scope of its powers. The course will provide students with a practical guide to the “four freedoms” and competition law and explore the interplay between the domestic laws of the Member States and those of the EU. The EU’s external relations/foreign policy will also be included.

International Intellectual Property Law (LAW 379)

This course has been approved for credit toward the Certificate in Intellectual Property.

2 units - Taught by:

Rami Yanni (bio)
Dale Nelson (bio)

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to intellectual property concepts in the context of a global economy. The topics covered illustrate not only the application of legal principles, but the impact the treatment of intellectual property rights has on a broad range of social and political interests.

This course has been approved for credit toward the Certificate in Intellectual Property.

Syllabus:
This is a seminar in the global regulation of intellectual property, particularly through the lens of global trade law. The global economic system is governed by a web of agreements and institutions, centered on the World Trade Organization in Geneva. We will look at the structure of the global administrative state through the lens of key WTO agreements and disputes and related bilateral agreements. Particular focus will be given to global intellectual property law under the WTO TRIPS agreement and TRIPS + bilateral and multilateral agreements.

Entertainment Law (LAW 704)

This course has been approved for credit toward the Certificate in Intellectual Property.

2 units - Robert M. C. Webster

An examination of the legal aspects of entertainment, including requirements for contracts and agreements between parties involved in the industry.

This course has been approved for credit toward the Certificate in Intellectual Property.

Syllabus
This very practical course is designed to explore fundamental aspects of Entertainment Law in a way that will provide students with a basic mastery of areas of the law vital to the enthralling world of the entertainment business. It will give students a practitioner’s overview of the following: the protection of ideas, contractual and constitutional issues, essential trademark and copyright matters, celebrity rights of publicity, the function of guilds and unions, the role of agents, managers and lawyers in the representation of talent and the art of deal-making and interacting with clients. Custom and practice within the Industry will also be studied. This course should also help students develop and refine some important lawyering skills such as client counseling, negotiating and drafting contracts.

International Sports Law (LAW 961)

2 units - Kristen Martin

This course will introduce students to the developing field of international sports law and the practical application and impact of such laws. The course examines the legal and international dimensions of the modern sports industry. Additional areas of course coverage may include the historical development of amateur and professional sports, the structure of sporting organizations, the international governance of sport, the impact of intellectual property on sponsorship and promotion of sporting events, the special problems associated with doping in sports, international sports as a basis for advancing social and political agendas, and the increasing commercialization and globalization of sports.

Monday
June 27
Tuesday
June 28
Wednesday
June 29
Thursday
June 30
Friday
July 1

6:00 pm
Start of Barcelona Orientation Weekend

Monday
July 4
Tuesday
July 5
Wednesday
July 6
Thursday
July 7
Friday
July 8

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

Monday
July 11
Tuesday
July 12
Wednesday
July 13
Thursday
July 14
Friday
July 15

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

Monday
July 18
Tuesday
July 19
Wednesday
July 20
Thursday
July 21
Friday
July 22

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

Monday
July 25
Tuesday
July 26
Wednesday
July 27
Thursday
July 28
Friday
July 29

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

9:00 - 10:10 am
Entertainment Law

10:30 - 11:40 am
International Intellectual Property Law

12:30 - 1:40 pm
International Sports Law

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
European Union Law

We were able to study while we experienced the culture of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

— Sabrina Matloob, Whittier Law School

WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
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