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Fall 2013 - Patent Law

Golden, John M

Course ID: 450L  Unique # 29114  Credit Hours: 4
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 2:15 pm - 3:22 pm TNH 2.140
   Tuesday 2:15 pm - 3:22 pm TNH 2.140
   Thursday 2:15 pm - 3:22 pm TNH 2.123
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Take-home Wednesday, December 11    1:30 pm          A-Z
2.140 
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course covers basic legal doctrines and policy concerns of United States patent law.  Instruction will particularly involve questions of how to assess patent claims' scope and validity, as well as ways of arguing about what the content of patent law should be.  There are no specific prerequisites.  No technical background is required. 

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Textbooks
Foundations of Intellectual Property - Robert P. Merges & Jane C. Ginsburg
  LexisNexis
  ISBN: 9781422498873   (required)
Patent Law and Policy: Cases and Materials - Robert Patrick Merges & John Fitzgerald Duffy
  LexisNexis, edition: 5th (looseleaf v.)
  ISBN: 9780769857671   (required)