Fall 2014 - Patent Law
Golden, John M
Credit Hours: 4 Course ID: 450L Unique # 29335
|MTW||9:10 - 10:17 am||TNH 3.124|
Monday, December 8
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.)
Foundations of Intellectual Property
- Robert P. Merges & Jane C. Ginsburg