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275.3 sec. 001 - Intellectual Property Law (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Robert P. Merges  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4
Grading Designation: Graded

Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


MTuTh 2:15 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Internet/Online
From August 17, 2020
To November 30, 2020

Course Start: August 17, 2020
Course End: November 30, 2020
Class Number: 32252

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 67
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 100
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM

This course introduces students to the main features of modern intellectual property law and provides as a gateway to Berkeley'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 identifies important policy arguments that are commonly used to explain or criticize existing doctrine.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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  • Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age 2020 - Volumes 1 and 2
    Peter Menell, Mark A. Lemley, Robert Merges, Shyam Balganesh
    Edition: 2020
    Publisher: Clause 8 Publishing, Berkeley CA (Peter Menell, President)
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: Available on
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $50.00
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.

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