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276.61 sec. 1 - Biotechnology Law (Fall 2012)
Instructor: Vernon Norviel (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
"Legal Issues Facing the General Counsel of Biotechnology Enterprise"
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Meeting Time: W 6:25-8:15
Meeting Location: 12
Course Start: August 22, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49751
This course will examine legal issues encountered uniquely and frequently in the life science industry. Particular attention will be given to the legal and policy issues arising in connection with company formation, patents, and technology partnering transactions involving biotechnology and related companies. In lieu of a final exam, students will prepare a final paper and presentation on a class related topic of their choice, directed to the generation of materials that would be used to form a life sciences enterprise.
Vern Norviel is a Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati. Vern was previously a partner at Townsend and Townsend, and an early employee of and General Counsel for Affymetrix and Perlegen.
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