Intellectual Property Law
Course Number: LAW 6570 Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction and overview of Intellectual Property law. After discussing the policies underlying the protection of Intellectual Property rights, we will cover Trade Secret, Patent, Copyright, and Trademark law, and related doctrines such as the Right of Publicity. This course is appropriate for students who seek a general understanding of how to recognize and manage Intellectual Property issues that are likely to arise in many other areas of legal practice, such as business, family, and criminal/cyber law. It provides a foundation for advanced Intellectual Property courses, but may not be taken if you have already taken one of these advanced courses.