This course considers the multi-disciplinary legal aspects involved with the licensing of intellectual property, including antitrust, bankruptcy, contract, and tax concerns. In addition, the course addresses the policies behind the transfer of technology between state and national jurisdictions as well as between the private and public sectors. The course is appropriate for both students who plan to enter intellectual property law practice and students who anticipate a career in other legal fields. A technical proficiency in science or engineering is neither required nor favored. At the discretion of the Associate Dean and instructor, Licensing and Technology Transfer Law and Policy may be offered as a three credit seminar and/or a two credit course. Papers written for this course may be used to satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement.
|500D (CRN: 96083) Credits: 2 cr crse|
Fall, 2015 (Twilight).