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Patent Law 2017 Summer
Wed, Jul 26, 2017, 9:00 AM – Fri, Aug 11, 2017, 12:00 PM PDT
This course will cover the core concepts of U.S. patent law with special focus on the issues of patent reform that have been raised over the past few years. Using the perspective of an inventor or entrepreneur, we will examine how patents are used as a business tool to commercialize new technologies and innovations. We will also consider fundamental policy questions about the current patent system such as whether it favors big institutions over independent inventors or start-ups and whether it inhibits scientific research and access to medicines.
Patent Law and Policy: Cases and Materials
Robert Merges and John Duffy
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price: To Be Determined
Instructor: Robert P. Merges
Meeting Time: MTuWThF 9:00AM-12:00PM
Meeting Location: TBA
Course Start: July 26, 2017
Course End: August 11, 2017
*Subject to change slightly. For the most current course description and details, see the Summer 2017 Schedule of Classes.
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- You register and pay for your first 2 courses
- You email email@example.com with the subject “Course Discount” and a message including your name, the titles of the courses for which you are already registered, and the title of the 3rd course you wish to add
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- You enter the promo code when you pay for your 3rd course
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