The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

Main menu:

UT Law School Classes - Spring 2013

Enforcement of Intell Property

Instructor: Davis, K Credits: 3 Course ID: 397S Unique #29760
     Day    Time   Location
   Thursday 4:15 pm - 6:05 pm TNH 3.114
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Paper
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.

Description
This seminar will focus on selected issues arising in the enforcement of intellectual property including but not limited to patents through litigation in federal and state courts and administrative tribunals.  Specific issues to be considered include:  the use of alternative dispute resolution; pre-litigation strategy; investigation and initiation of a suit; procedural considerations for forum and party selection; design and execution of discovery programs; pre-trial considerations including the use of summary judgment; and trial before the court or a jury involving complex technologies.

Other issues to be discussed include evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of intellectual property involved in the litigation; business objectives concerning enforcement of the intellectual property; and antitrust considerations bearing upon enforcement of the intellectual property.

Related Course Areas