MED Introduction to Biopharmaceutical Innovation
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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Introduction to Biopharmaceutical Innovation
School of Medicine
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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 Lifesciences: Innovations : Lawyers who work with life science companies and other commercial providers of new biotech products find that an understanding of the history and structure of the industry can be useful. This is true, for example, whether you work on transactions for a biotech or pharma company, or on litigating a dispute between companies in this sector. Policy lawyers can also benefit from a course that offers some general background on the industry.
General course Description:
Open to all students. Biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry. Topics include the biopharmaceutical industry, historical trends and experiences; research and development; intellectual property; drug approval: regulatory issues and agencies; business development; marketing; manufacturing; capital structure and financing; careers in biopharmaceutical industry. 2-unit option, lectures and weekly assignments, MED or S/NC grading only. 3-unit option, including a group project and final presentation, may be taken for a letter grade. May be repeated for credit.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law