Intellectual Property Law
Call Number: 21503
Course Number: 6725-01
Professor: Melissa Alexander
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: Intellectual property is the most valuable asset for many corporations in today's global business world. This course provides an introduction to a variety of intellectual property laws, particularly trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, and patents. The course will focus on federal law, but state law will also be integrated into the discussion. The course will cover the various forms of protection and the limits of those protections.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Class discussion, problem-solving, exam.
Written Assignments: None
Type of Exam: Final exam
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Exams and class discussion.