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Patent Law (LAWS 4302)

Course Info

Basic concepts of patent law as property considered primarily in its substantive aspects, including the relationship to other forms of protection and intellectual property, infringement, and statutory requirements for patents.

Instructor

Prof. Craig Nard

Prof. Craig A. Nard is the Galen J. Roush Professor of Law and the Director of the Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts. He also is a Senior Lecturer at the World Intellectual Property Organization at the University of Torino, Italy, and Principles Advisor to the Center for Studies and Intellectual Property in Calcutta, India. He is the author of casebooks on both patent law and intellectual property law. His scholarly writing has been published in leading law reviews.

Syllabus

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Textbook

Study Aids

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CALI

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CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) Patent Law lessons

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Quimbee Patent Law materials

Audio Guides

Research Guide