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UT Law School Classes - Fall 2012

Intellectual Property, Intro

Instructor: Bone, R Credits: 4 Course ID: 450G Unique #29130
     Day    Time   Location
   Monday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 2.140
   Wednesday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 2.140
   Thursday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 2.140
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Monday, December 10 1:30 pm -   A-LE
  LI-Z
  2.139
  2.140
  2.139
  2.140
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course will survey the fundamentals of the three main federal fields of intellectual property law:  copyright, patent, and trademark law.  Time permitting, we will also discuss some state law theories, such as trade secret law and publicity rights.  In addition to the legal doctrines, the course will examine economic as well as other philosophical justifications in order to allow a better grasp of the current law and possibilities for reform.  Although new technology is not the main focus of the course, the class will examine some of the more important intellectual property issues raised by recent technological developments, especially in the digital and internet environments.

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