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Law, History, Communication

LHC 509 Intellectual Property Law
  2.25 hours Elective Terms Offered: W14(A)
  Advisory Prerequisites: No JDs or JD students may enroll 

Intellectual Property Law --- An introduction to legal options available to protect intellectual property, including international aspects of intellectual property law. Topics covered include: patent law (including general policies and procedures, application processes, infringement and remedies, and international patent protections issues); trade secrets (including the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, protective measures, and international issues); copyright law (including ownership and acquisition, infringement and remedies, technology issues, and international copyright protection issues); and trademark law ? including general principles, federal procedures, infringement, dilution, remedies, and international aspects of trademark protection.

This course fulfills the MBA law/ethics requirement. Students who have previously completed a JD or are dual-degree students in the JD/MBA program are not eligible to complete this course.