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275.3 sec. 001 - Intellectual Property Law (Spring 2024)

Instructor: Peter S Menell  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

MTuW 08:40 AM - 09:50 AM
Location: Law 110
From January 08, 2024
To April 23, 2024

Course Start: January 08, 2024
Course End: April 23, 2024
Class Number: 32239
This course is open to 1Ls.

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 59
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 100
As of: 02/24 05:06 PM


This course serves as a gateway to Berkeley Law’s extensive law and technology curriculum by providing a general overview of intellectual property law. The course begins with an analysis of the competing policies underlying the intellectual property laws. It covers the basics of patent law, copyright law, trademark law, trade secret law, and other state IP-related areas of law, as well as some of the salient controversies in intellectual property law, including patent protection for software and biotechnology, artificial intelligence, copyright in the digital age, design protection, and right of publicity (NIL).

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Exam Notes: (F) In-class final exam
Exam Length: 3.5 hours
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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  • Intellectual Property Statutes: 2023
    Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley, Robert P. Merges, Shyamkrishna Balganesh
    Edition: 2023
    Publisher: Clause 8 Publishing
    ISBN: 9781945555268
    e-Book Available: No
    Price: $37.00
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age 2023: Vol. I Perspectives, Trade Secrets and Patents
    Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley, Robert P. Merges, Shyamkrishna Balganesh
    Edition: 2023
    Publisher: Clause 8 Publishing
    ISBN: 9781945555244
    e-Book Available: Yes
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 30
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age 2023: Vol. II Copyrights, Trademarks and State IP Protections
    Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley, Robert P. Merges, Shyamkrishna Balganesh
    Edition: 2023
    Publisher: Clause 8 Publishing
    ISBN: 9781945555251
    e-Book Available: Yes
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 37
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.

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