277WS sec. 001 - Patent Law (Summer 2021)
Instructor: Robert P. Merges (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Hybrid
MTuWThF 09:00 AM - 12:40 PM
From July 21, 2021
To August 04, 2021
Enroll Limit: 44
As of: 09/01 10:35 AM
This course will cover the core concepts of U.S. patent law with special focus on the issues of patent reform that have been raised over the past few years. Using the perspective of an inventor or entrepreneur, we will examine how patents are used as a business tool to commercialize new technologies and innovations. We will also consider fundamental policy questions about the current patent system such as whether it favors big institutions over independent inventors or start-ups and whether it inhibits scientific research and access to medicines.
This course will meet in-person on campus on July 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 26th, and 27th in room 110.
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Required Books are in blue
- Patent Law & Policy
Edition: 7th 2017
e-Book Available: Yes
e-Book procurement note: https://cap-press.com/books/isbn/9781632824516/Patent-Law-and-Policy-Seventh-Edition
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price Source: user provided