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Fall 2020
5332 Patent Law - MICHAELS- 15825

Professor(s): Andrew Michaels (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  TTH  Location:  

Course Outline: This course will introduce students to the law and policy of the United States patent system. This course begins with a discussion of the origin of the patent system followed by a look at the composition of an issued patent and the procedural mechanism for obtaining patent rights. We will then proceed with an examination of the substantive requirements of patentability, including the disclosure requirements, novelty, nonobviousness, utility, and subject matter. Next, we will consider issues associated with enforcing a patent, including the scope of a patent owner’s rights, and the common defenses to a patent infringement suit.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites:  - No technical background is required to succeed in this course. There is no prerequisite for this course.

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/15 9am - noon     

This course will have:
Exam:
Paper:

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

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (5/7/2020 3:02:42 PM)

Book(s) Required

Patent Law & Policy

7 Edition, book



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Format:

Hardcover

Author(s):

Merges



Publisher:

Carolina Academic Press

ISBN-13: 9781632824516

DIGITAL ISBN-13: 9781632824523

ISBN-10: 163282451