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LAWS 4412 Intellectual Property Survey (Fall/Spring: 4 )

Course Description

This survey course emphasizes federal copyright, trademark, and patent law and related state trade secret, rights of publicity, and unfair competition law. It is meant to provide students with a general working knowledge of the various intellectual property doctrines, and an understanding of how the individual intellectual property doctrines compare, contrast, and may be used to complement one another. This course is appropriate for the generalist who wants to understand and be able to analyze IP issues, which are ubiquitous in the modern practice of law. It is also appropriate as the first introductory course for students interested in taking a number of IP courses.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17