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Fall 2020
6376 Intellectual Property Survey - MICHAELS- 26466

Professor(s): Andrew Michaels (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  TTH  Location:  

Course Outline: This course covers domestic intellectual property laws - patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret - through statues and cases. It is designed to afford the student who intends to practice in other areas an acquaintance with key IP issues, principles and doctrine, and to provide the intellectual property and information law specialist an introduction to the overall subject. The course will provide roughly equal treatment of patent, copyright and trademark law, approximately four weeks for each, with the remainder applied to the law of trade secrets, introduction, and/or review.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/11 1 - 4pm      

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 2:57:33 PM)

Special Case

Required Texts:

Paul M. Janicke, IP Survey Cases (2018) (available for free at:

http://www.law.uh.edu/faculty/pjanicke/IP%20Survey%20Page%20edi.htm ; click

the “Casebook” link on the left hand side, second from top)