LAW 2715 - Patent Practice
The course covers the practices of patent prosecution and patent counseling. Through lectures, readings, and exercises, students will learn the various aspects of patent prosecution such as conducting inventor interviews, conducting prior art searches, drafting patent applications, responding to office actions, drafting briefs on appeal, handling post-grant proceedings, and prosecuting foreign and international counterpart applications. Students will also learn the fundamentals of patent counseling such as building a patent portfolio, conducting a patent due diligence, and performing a freedom to operate analysis.
Prerequisites & Notes
Patent Law is required, and a degree in a technical area is strongly recommended.
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