Some of the content on this website requires JavaScript to be enabled in your web browser to function as intended. While the website is still usable without JavaScript, it should be enabled to enjoy the full interactive experience.

Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Courses|College of Law

Intellectual Property Law

Call Number: 25103
Course Number: 6725-01
Professor: Melissa Ballengee Alexander
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Spring
Required: No
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 overview and basic understanding of the cornerstones of intellectual property: copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret law. Students will learn the requirements of and limitations on each form of intellectual property protection. Aside from 1 week on trade secret law, this course focuses on federal law.

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: Essay and multiple choice
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Exams and class discussion.
Other Comments: All businesses have intellectual property issues, and this course is a good introduction to help prepare students to meet their clients' needs.

Share This Page:

Footer Navigation

University of Wyoming Medallion
1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 // UW Operators (307) 766-1121 // Contact Us // Download Adobe Reader // Accessibility Accessibility information icon