THIS SECTION FOR JD AND LLM STUDENTS ONLY. MSPL STUDENTS MAY ENROLL IN #5224.
NOTE: This course is remote for Fall 2021.
This course offers an overview of patent law, both for students intending to specialize in patent prosecution and those whose general practice may include patent litigation and licensing. Topics to be covered include patentable subject matter; novelty, utility, and nonobviousness; statutory bars; enablement and written description; direct and vicarious patent infringement; claim interpretation; and administrative review of patent validity.