737 - Patent Law
Professor: Edward Lee
Semester: 2008 Autumn
Second Writing? No
Professional Responsibility? No
This course covers substantive and procedural aspects of patent law. Included are consideration of the nature of patents as property and the law governing questions of validity and infringement in actions to enforce patents; the use of trade secrets as an alternative; the statutory requirements for patentability – novelty, utility and nonobviousness; the procedures for patent procurement and enforcement; and the licensing and antitrust constraints on employment of patent property.
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