PUBLPOL Technology Policy (PUBLPOL 294)
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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Technology Policy (PUBLPOL 294)
School of Humanities & Sciences
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Public Policy : IP lawyers who understand the client’s business context and the relative value of technical developments in the industry can more readily assist the client with IP licensing and litigation strategies in both national and international markets. Students interested in an IP practice should consider taking this course which focuses on how the government promotes, uses, and regulates new technologies.
General course Description:
How the U.S. federal government promotes, uses, and regulates new technologies; how it decides technology policies; and debates over how to use technology to advance national goals. Topics: American attitudes towards technology; technologies for defense, homeland security, energy, health, and economic competitiveness; and when and how to regulate nanotechnology, ¿medical enhancements¿, ¿government surveillance, and Internet privacy.¿ Recommended: POLISCI 2.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law