LIP 919 (01) - Advanced Patent Litigation

Advanced Patent Litigation

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 57111
This course will develop skills necessary for effective trial advocacy using the framework of a patent case. The course will cover generating a theory of a case, opening statements, direct and cross examination of lay and expert witnesses, and closing arguments, as well as other trial skills such as voir dire, impeachment, and handling adverse witnesses. Students will also focus on patent-specific trial skills such as arguing claim construction and questioning a technical expert witness. The students will primarily "learn by doing" and so the course will focus on oral advocacy and trial practice. Students will receive individual feedback on their performances. The course will culminate in a full patent mock trial. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: Evidence and Patent Law. Trial Advocacy and Expert Witnesses and Scientific Evidence recommended.. Instructor permission required to enroll. Course enrollment is limited to 8 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Majors not allowed in section: LAW: JD HYBRID
Excluding the following students: Graduate Law - Online
Instructors: Aaron Jacobs

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 M 8:00am - 9:50am UNHL 240