Intellectual Property Law
LL.M. Course Description
Comparative and International Patent Law (3 Credits) IP
Prerequisite: Introduction to IP Law, Patent and Trade Secret Law or Trademark and Copyright Law.
A critical examination of substantive non-U.S.
patent law from a Mt. Olympus view to provide an overall examination of the
theory and the actuality of patent laws around the world; as well as a
comparison between the various laws and the U.S. law, including the Patent
Cooperation Treaty; the Japanese Law; the European Patent Convention and other
treaty arrangements setting out how the international patent systems, both on
the national and regional basis, operate. Visiting lecturers will be included to
discuss national and regional laws, international patent litigation and
international patent licensing.