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275.3 sec. 1 - Introduction to Intellectual Property (Spring 2012)

Instructor: Robert P. Merges  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 4
Meeting Time: MTuTh 2:15-3:25
Meeting Location: 140

Course Start: January 09, 2012
Course Control Number (1Ls): 49922 (section 2)
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49919


This course introduces students to the main features of modern intellectual property law and provides as a gateway to Boalt's Law and Technology program. It covers federal patent, copyright, and trademark law along with trade secrets and other forms of state protection. The course also important policy arguments that are commonly used to explain or criticize existing doctrine.

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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  • Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age
    Robert P. Merges, Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley,
    Publisher: Aspen Publishers
    ISBN: 9780735589131
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $65.00
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Folletts prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Intellectual Property New Technological Age, 2011 Statutory Supplement
    Robert P. Merges, Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley,
    Publisher: Aspen Publishers
    ISBN: 9780735508071
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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