CS Computers, Ethics, and Public Policy
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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Computers, Ethics, and Public Policy
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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 Computers : IP attorneys, particularly patent prosecutors or those managing clients' patent portfolios, should have a basic understanding of the science underlying their client's business and current issues in that area. Students interested in information technology or electronics should consider taking 1 or more courses to establish some level of comfort with computer technology and the computer scientist’s approach to problem-solving. This course is helpful for the student interested in policy issues and the perspective of IT professionals.
General course Description:
(Formerly 201.) Primarily for majors entering computer-related fields. Ethical and social issues related to the development and use of computer technology. Ethical theory, and social, political, and legal considerations. Scenarios in problem areas: privacy, reliability and risks of complex systems, and responsibility of professionals for applications and consequences of their work. Prerequisite: 106B or X.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law