Advanced Commercial Law: Law of eCommerce (LAW 6529)

SMU Dedman School of Law

Dallas, Texas


Peter S. Vogel, Adjunct

Fall 2014

(Monday, 9:00 – 10:40 am)

(101 Florence)

(Updated on December 1, 2014)



Students can pick up the Final Exam in the Law School Registrar’s Office by 9am any morning during finals and the student’s answers are due the same day in the Registrar’s Office:

-by 1pm for US students, or

-by 4pm for International students.


Class#1 - August 25, 2014 Six Big Bang Theory: History of the Internet and e-Commerce


Class#2 – September 8, 2014 Formation of Electronic Contracts and Formation of Electronic Contracts at Dex Media (Guest Lecture by Ray Ferrell)

Class#3 – September 15, 2014 Jurisdiction and Venue

Class#4September 22, 2014 Social Media and Privacy and Social Networking Privacy Issues at Texas Health Resources (Guest Lecture byKen Kramer)


Class#5 – September 29, 2014 Intellectual Property

Class#6 - October 6, 2014 Search Engines, Publishing, Wikis, and Blogs

Class#7 - October 16, 2014 Antitrust

Class#8 – October 20, 2014 Internet Payments - B2C, C2C, and G2C

Class#9 – November 3, 2014 IoT (Internet of Things), and B2B, B2G, and G2B and AMX B2B and B2G (Guest Lecture by Robert Noble)

Class#10 - November 10, 2014 Cyber Issues with Spam, Phishing, Spyware, and VOIP and Email Data Security at Zix Corporation (Guest Lecture by Jim Brashear)

Class#11 - November 17, 2014 Cyber Crime and Security

Class#12 – November 20, 2014 UETA, e-Sign, e-Filing, and Local Government and e-Filing in Dallas County Clerk’s Office (Guest Lecture by John Warren)


Class#13 - –November 24, 2014 Domain Names, Open Source, Software Police, and Regulating Music


Class#14 – December 1, 2014 Issues for the Future, Course Review