Intellectual Property Law

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Spring 2013 Course
Meets: W, Th 1:00pm - 3:00pm in Pound Hall Room 101
4 classroom credits
This is a substantive course on intellectual property law. The course will focus on the American systems of copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrecy, and state intellectual-property rights, though international and comparative issues will be considered as well. It will examine doctrine, theory, and policy. Emphasis will be given to intellectual property’s role in the digital age. There is no prerequisite for the course. Nor is any scientific or technical background necessary to take this course.

Subject Areas: Intellectual Property, Cyberlaw and Technology, and Arts & Entertainment .