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796.64 - International Intellectual Property Seminar
Professor: Miriam Bitton
Semester: 2011 Winter
Second Writing Requirement? Yes
Professional Responsibility? No
This course will examine issues related to the international protection of intellectual property. The course will survey various international agreements and treaties for copyright, patent, and trademark, focusing on the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPs) of the World Trade Organization. In addition to exploring the basic concepts of territoriality, national treatment, and minimum standards, we will consider political and policy concerns related to efforts to secure and strengthen protection of intellectual property around the world. Students will be responsible for a research paper on an issue relevant to International Intellectual Property.
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