Intellectual Property Law

This course is designed as an introductory overview of the protection of intellectual property. The course will examine the policies underlying intellectual property law and will teach the basic principles of trade secrets, patent, copyright, and trademark law. Particular emphasis will be placed on the challenges of new technology to the legal regime for intellectual property.
Credits: 4

Type: LEC

When is this course offered? Fall and Spring semesters, Summer session

Is this course open to LL.M. students? Yes

Do the credits of this course count toward the specialized program credits that students need for the Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law LL.M. Program? Yes

LL.M. Notes: Core course for LL.M. Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law Program

Additional information: This class is not open to students who have taken two of the following three courses: Copyright, Patent Law, and Trademark.