International IP Law

Catalog No.: 439

Course Description:

This course provides a basic foundation for thinking about intellectual property problems that arise in an international context, with a focus on patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, and enforcement issues.  The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the key principles, agreements, and institutions that govern international intellectual property, as well as the political economy of globalization and intellectual property.  Case and hypothetical examples will be used to explore the acquisition, licensing, and assertion of intellectual property rights across national borders, as well as country-level international property disputes. Enrollment limited to students who have taken at least one course on intellectual property or who have the instructor’s permission. Approved IP LLM course. Prerequisite : IP Survey (388)

Offered

International IP Law Spring 2018