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Spring 2014 - Smnr: Enforcement of Intellectual Property

Davis, Keith B

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 397S  Unique # 30055

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TH4:15 - 6:05 pmTNH 3.114
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.

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
Patent Litigation and Strategy - Kimberly A. Moore, Paul Michel, Timothy Holbrook
  Thomson West, edition: 3rd
  ISBN: 978-0-314-18447-4   (required)