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Property (LAWS 1203)

Course Info

The nature of property interests; estates in land and future interests; concurrent ownership; landlord-tenant; transfer of property interests; easements, covenants, and equitable servitudes; nuisance; and zoning.


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 has been published in leading law reviews.

Prof. Aaron Perzanowski

Prof. Aaron Perzanowski is a Professor of Law and the Associate Director of the Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts. He teaches copyright, trademark, and property law. His research on the intersection of intellectual and personal property explores the notion of ownership in a digital economy. And his work on IP and social norms considers the ways in which informal governance influences creative production.


The syllabus for your course is available on Canvas.


Prof. Perzanowski is not requiring any textbooks this semester.

Prof. Nard (section 320) requires these texts:

Study Aids

These study aids are available online.  Please click the hyperlinked title to view them. For instructions on how to use the specific platforms, including troubleshooting, please view Andy Dorchak's Study Aids Research Guide.

Audio Guides


The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Property lessons are available on the CALI Website.

If you do not have a CALI account, please contact the reference librarian for assistance.