LAW How Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Businesses Solve Legal Problems
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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How Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Businesses Solve Legal Problems
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[ Litigation ] [ Transactional ] Intellectual Property: Patent Law
Why it is relevant for ...
[ Litigation ] [ Transactional ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Patents : Students interested in patent law will benefit from the realistic examination in this course of the interrelationship of IP issues and other legal and business issues faced by a typical company with a mature portfolio of IP assets.
General course Description:
The focus of this course is how legal problems are addressed and solved in the setting of a mature, public biotechnology company. Among the legal issues that will serve as examples of the kinds of legal problems such a company might face are contract issues, intellectual property issues, disclosure issues, product liability issues, etc. The course will explore how these issues relate to non-legal business issues that invariably arise from the same set of facts and how biotechnology/pharmaceutical businesses make decisions taking into account both the legal and non-legal business issues presented. Each issue will be presented in a case study-like format. There may be guest speakers for discussion of some of the issues.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law
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