Patent Law-Masters

SLN #: 92880
Course Prefix: SDO-598
Course Section: B05
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Kappes

Course Description:
Please note, as an ASU Online Course this course may not have the same academic dates as other courses with the College of Law. These differences may include start and end dates for the course, due dates for weekly assignments, and Final Exam schedules. Please make sure you reference the Course Schedule page from the navigation bar for correct dates specific to this course.

A general introduction to patent law and policy. A patent is a federally-granted bundle of entitlements that include, most importantly, the right to prevent others from making, using, selling, or importing the patented invention for a defined period of time. The course will cover a little history of patent law; the policy rationales for granting or withholding patents; and a detailed consideration of the patentability requirements (patentable subject matter, utility, novelty, nonobviousness, and disclosure), patent infringement, defenses and limitations to patent rights, and remedies.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: Online
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.