LIP 979 (01) - Intellectual Property Enforcement at the International Trade Commission

Intel Prop Enforcement at ITC

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Law (08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 12445
This course examines the role of the International Trade Commission (ITC) in investigating allegations of unfair trade practices relating to intellectual property rights. While up to 90% of the ITC's cases revolve around patents, the ITC also investigates cases relating to copyright, trademark and trade secret violations. The focus of this course will be on Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, which establishes the ITC's jurisdiction, and will cover all aspects of litigation at the ITC, from the institution of an investigation under Section 337 to available remedies. The course will also review recent ITC decisions and appeals from the ITC to the Federal Circuit. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: US patent law. Subject to the instructors? approval, international students who are concurrently taking Patent Law or Fundamentals of IP may be permitted to enroll in the course, provided they have substantial patent prosecution or other patent practice experience. Grading: see syllabus. Course must be taken on a S/U basis.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: John Rabena, William Mandir

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
9/24/2021 9/25/2021 FS Hours Arranged TBA
10/15/2021 10/16/2021 FS Hours Arranged TBA