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Fall 2012
5201 Intellectual Property Survey - JANICKE- 12539
room change 9-10-12

Professor(s): Paul Janicke (FACULTY)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 

Time: 1:30p-2:30p  MW  Location: 144  BLB

Course Outline: A practice-oriented approach to the main intellectual property law issues encountered in general and specialized law practice. Trade secret, copyright, trademark, and patent segments will each involve an introductory PowerPoint explanation, followed by case materials and sets of practical fact-pattern problems to be solved for that segment. Experienced practitioners may be invited to address the class as guest lecturers on some occasions.

Course Syllabus: Prof. Janicke’s faculty home page contains a detailed class plan for this course, along with case materials, PowerPoint presentations, and practical problems. See

Course Notes:   Technical background is not necessary for a thorough understanding of the subject matter of this course.

Prerequisites: No  

First Day Assignments: Study the Overview PowerPoint posted on my faculty homepage. Familiarize yourself with the contents of the required statute book (Goldstein et al.) Study the Trade Secrets PowerPoint on my homepage. A complete Classplan is also posted there.

Final Exam Schedule: 12/14 1-3pm  240 BLB  213 BLB  

This course will have:
Exam: Yes
Paper: No

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

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