Patent Law|   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 722 - Patent Law|

Credits: 2

Consideration of the theoretical underpinnings of the United States patent system, the definition of patentable subject matter, the requirements governing novelty, utility and nonobviousness, the granting and enforcement of patents, the relationship of patents to other methods of protecting intellectual property, and the special role in patent law of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Students need not have an engineering or science background.

Prerequisites: None

Basis of Grade: Final examination

Form of Grade: Letter Grade