Comprehensive Patent Practice

SLN #: 77094
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 009
Credit Hours: 4
Instructor(s): Gross;Bennett

Course Description:
This course is designed to provide students with exposure to the most commonly encountered aspects of transactional patent practice from a practical perspective. Topics include the standards of patentability, prior art searching and analysis, components of a patent application, responding to office actions, claim amendments, rule changes resulting from the America Invents Act, post-grant procedures, foreign patent protection, ethics rules for practicing before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and litigation support topics. The course focuses on Title 35 of the U.S. Code and chapters 700 and 2100 of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP).

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 4
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: Yes
Prerequisite: Patent Law is a pre or co-requisite
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Mid Term Or Other Exam: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.