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Fall 2012 - Intellectual Property, Introduction

Bone, Robert G

Course ID: 450G  Unique # 29130  Credit Hours: 4
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   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   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Monday, December 10    1:30 pm          A-LE
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

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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