This course is designed for students who intend to be general corporate commercial attorneys and not specialists in intellectual property. The course is designed to give such a student a general background in all of the major areas of intellectual property including patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and publicity. The course content may change to be responsive to the needs of a corporate attorney. Students who take this course may elect to take other intellectual property courses. Concepts covered will include the basic elements of patentability, the scope of the patent right, basic issues in copyright protection including originality and infringement, the nature of the trademark right including the substantive elements of trademark protection, trade secrets, the scope of the trademark right, dilution, infringement and remedies.
Prerequisite(s): Students who have taken one or more of the following courses WILL NOT be allowed to take this class: Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks.
Offered: e/o Spring
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