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Fall 2014 - Patent Law

Golden, John M

Course ID: 450L  Unique # 29335  Credit Hours: 4
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 3.124
   Tuesday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 3.124
   Wednesday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 3.124
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Take-home Monday, December 8      
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

This course examines doctrines and policy concerns of United States patent law.  Focal points include (1) patentability requirements such as eligible subject matter, novelty, and nonobviousness; (2) patent scope and forms of infringing activities; and (3) theories, critiques, and institutions of patent law.  There are no specific prerequisites.  The course is designed to be accessible to students without a science or engineering background.  Course materials will include (1) the latest edition of Patent Law and Policy:  Cases and Materials by Robert Merges and John Duffy; (2) Foundations of Intellectual Property by Robert Merges and Jane Ginsburg; and (3) other materials made available online and in hard copy.

Related Course Areas
Patent Law and Policy: Cases and Materials - Robert Patrick Merges & John Fitzgerald Duffy
  LexisNexis, edition: 6th(looseleaf v.)
  ISBN: 9780769857671   (required)
Foundations of Intellectual Property - Robert P. Merges & Jane C. Ginsburg
  ISBN: 9781422498873   (required)