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Fall 2013
6333 International Intellectual Property - VETTER- 24771

Professor(s): Greg Vetter (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 
International Law

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  TThLocation: 213 BLB 

Course Outline: This course covers international intellectual property ("IP") law from the following perspectives: (i) international public law, that is, the obligations that exist among sovereign countries and what systems of obligation exist for intellectual property protection; (ii) private international intellectual property law, that is, the acquisition and enforcement of intellectual property rights internationally, such as rights arising under a counties¿ patent law, copyright law, or trademark law; and, to a lesser degree (iii) comparative aspects of IP law among the major trading countries or regions of the world. The course is designed to afford the student who intends to practice in IP an acquaintance with key international IP issues, principles and policy questions. The course will impart understanding in these areas using materials such as treaties, cases and commentary, and will focus on the major international systems related to each substantive IP area.

Course Syllabus: See the link below:
http://www.law.uh.edu/faculty/gvetter/classes/IntlIPfall2013/Intl_IP_Fall2013.htm

Course Notes:   All students are on call the first week.

Prerequisites: Yes  Prerequisite: (i) IP Survey in past semesters; (ii) two of the following - Copyright Law, Patent Law, or Trademark Law; or (iii) with the permission of the Professor.

First Day Assignments: The first day assignments are posted on the course syllabus link.

Final Exam Schedule: 12/17 9am-noon  215 TU2    

This course will have:
Exam: Yes
Paper: No

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