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LAWS 8127 Intellectual Property Research (Spring: 2 )

Course Description

This course is designed as an in-depth look at the legal resources and research techniques used in the practice of intellectual property law. Course will cover basic legal research techniques involving the U.S. Constitution, statutes, cases, and regulations and how they relate to IP practice. IP specific research tools and techniques involved in patent and trademark practices will also be included. Students are exposed to practical techniques and strategies for using these materials competently, effectively, and economically in the research process to enable them to develop research skills necessary to be a successful lawyer in an IP practice. Grade will be based on class participation, effort on ungraded research exercises and performance on graded research exercises.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17