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Patent Prosecution

Course Number: LAW 6930 Credits: 3

This course teaches skills related to patent application preparation and prosecution for various technologies. Students will learn how to interview inventors, conduct a patentability search, render a patentability opinion, draft patent claims, draft a patent specification, electronically file a patent application, and respond to an office action. International patent protection and issues related to patent infringement will also be addressed.  Most classes will include a lecture portion and a workshop portion. Patent bar eligibility is a prerequisite for the course and so is Patent Law.