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Boston University Entertainment Law Part-Time Lecturer, School of Law in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Boston University School of Law is seeking to hire a part-time lecturer to teach Entertainment Law during the Spring 2023 semester. This three-credit seminar is scheduled to meet once a week, in person, on the BU Law campus.

Entertainment Law

This seminar will focus on the varied legal doctrines that influence both the business and practice of Entertainment Law. Some of the primary topics include issues involving publicity rights and the use and control of image, celebrity and promotion issues, defamation and free speech, invasion of privacy, copyright including infringement and dispute and other general contractual relations surrounding the entertainment field. The course will also explore the practical aspects of entertainment law such as complicated litigation issues involving jurisdictional and venue concerns, client counseling and negotiations and other ethical concerns raised in the course of representation of your client. This course will not focus on sports entertainment or any other specific labor-related organizations.

Required Skills

A JD degree, plus deep substantive knowledge and expertise in antitrust law, are required. Prior law school teaching experience is strongly preferred.

Applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume to Anna di Robilant, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

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