LAW Patent Litigation Workshop
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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Patent Litigation Workshop
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[ Litigation ] Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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[ Litigation ] as a Foundational Course : Patent litigation has a number of unique attributes. Students considering a patent, IT or lifesciences litigation practice should take this course to gain hands-on experience in the strategy and pretrial preparation of a patent lawsuit.
General course Description:
This course simulates the strategy and pretrial preparation of a patent lawsuit. The course materials include information typical to a patent lawsuit: a patent, file history, prior art, and information regarding the accused product. Students will represent either the patentee or the accused infringer. Students will plan litigation strategy, meet with and advise a client, conduct written discovery, take and defend depositions, and brief and argue claim construction and motions for summary judgment. Some knowledge of patent law is presumed. IP: Patents (Law 326) is a prerequisite for this course, but can be taken coterminously.
Course Style: An Experiential course is one in which students undertake tasks derived from or akin to those done by practicing lawyers.
Course Frequency: Varied, check w/ registrar