IP Remedies

Catalog No.: 725

Course Description:

This 1-unit course provides students with an understanding of remedies available for Intellectual Property infringement. This course is applicable to both in-house and law firm settings. Students gain an understanding of potential outcomes stemming from the enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Basic remedies will be examined for each area of intellectual property. The role of expert witnesses in evaluating damages will be examined, including limits on expert witnesses and Daubert motions. The role of judges in setting and/or overturning jury awards will be examined. Students will engage in hypothetical evaluations of mock cases, including both pre-litigation and pending litigation settlement negotiations where potential remedies play a key role. The course will include reading targeted case law and statutes, out of class preparation for in-class exercises, and a written final exam.