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LIP 944 (01) - Fundamentals of Intellectual Property

Fund of Intellectual Property

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   45  
CRN: 54647
S/U grading option not available for first-year students. But other students who have completed any course covering the substance of U.S. copyright, patent or trademark law may receive only S/U grades. Objectives: To introduce basic substantive requirements and procedures for obtaining, maintaining and enforcing patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks and related subject matters such as rights of publicity and domain names. Description: Beyond the basics, the course explores underlying policy goals and conflicts among types of intellectual property, for example, the tension between patent and copyright protection or the tension between federal and state protection. It also considers goals and conflicts with other laws such as free speech. It also considers matters such as the extent to which various types of IP are "property," available remedies, sources of law, and responsibilities of the two main IP agencies as well as those of various courts. Eligibility: Open to all students. Course format: lecture. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Ann Bartow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 MW 1:00pm - 2:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 229

LIP 950 (01) - Copyright Licensing

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 54645
This course will cover the principal international conventions, namely, Universal Copyright, Berne, Rome, and Geneva, WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, including current problems in the international copyright arena in light of recent tendencies toward greater reciprocity and the emergence of new kinds of works -- computer programs, data bases, multi-media works, etc.-- and new rights, --digital transmission right, etc.-- involving, in particular, problems due to new technologies. It will also deal with WTO/Trips, NAFTA, bilateral treaties and unilateral measures as a new mechanism in international copyright relations. The last part of the course will cover copyright within the European Union (EU) including European Court of Justice jurisprudence and EU harmonization measures. Comparative copyright law in terms of principles, methods and problems as well as the differences between the system of copyright and the system of droit dauteur will also be covered. Format: Lecture. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course may be taken on an S/U basis. Prereqs: Some understanding of basic copyright law is desirable.
Instructors: Brian Wells
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 T 3:15pm - 5:15pm UNH Law School (Concord) 201

LIP 954 (1BB) - Patent Law

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 54701
Patent systems and patent laws exist to promote investment in and development of technology. The recently-enacted America Invents Act (AIA) and certain U.S. Supreme Court decisions over the last 5 years have brought the most dramatic changes to U.S. patent law in more than 50 years. This course focuses on the fundamentals of U.S. patent law including patentability, infringement, inventorship, and ownership. The course will also explore some of the underlying themes in patent law as well as the purpose of and justifications for a patent system. The course reading includes the patent statute (Title 35 of the United States Code) both pre-AIA and post-AIA and selected case law primarily from the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The course will generally address both the procurement and enforcement of U.S. patents. Although this course will cover the legal principles underlying patent claim drafting and patentability, this course will not focus on patent practice and procedure.
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Kevin Carroll
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 On-line course

LIP 962 (01) - Patent Practice and Procedure II

Patent Practice & Procedure II

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   65  
CRN: 54648
Students will build on their basic claim drafting skills by learning the rules, regulations, customs, and practices for dealing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) when filing and prosecuting patent applications. Students will draft one complete patent specification and claims as well as responses to two USPTO Office Actions. Students may also prepare additional documents for filing with the USPTO. The course format is 2 hours per week of traditional lecture and discussion to cover theory and general principles plus regularly scheduled small group section meetings with a local practicing attorney. During the small group section meetings, the practicing attorney will discuss and provide feedback on the patent application and responses prepared for the course. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: PPI and Patent Law. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 25%; class prep. and participation, 5%; regular submissions/quizzes, 10%; other (see syllabus), 60%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Christopher Frerking
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 T 5:30pm - 7:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 229

LIP 962 (1BB) - Patent Practice and Procedure II

Patent Practice & Procedure II

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 54686
Students will build on their basic claim drafting skills by learning the rules, regulations, customs, and practices for dealing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) when filing and prosecuting patent applications. Students will draft one complete patent specification and claims as well as responses to two USPTO Office Actions. Students may also prepare additional documents for filing with the USPTO. The course format is 2 hours per week of traditional lecture and discussion to cover theory and general principles plus regularly scheduled small group section meetings with a local practicing attorney. During the small group section meetings, the practicing attorney will discuss and provide feedback on the patent application and responses prepared for the course. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: PPI and Patent Law. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 25%; class prep. and participation, 5%; regular submissions/quizzes, 10%; other (see syllabus), 60%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Jessica Harrison
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 On-line course

LIP 967 (01) - Patent Office Litigation

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 54659
Patent Office Litigation includes powerful proceedings for challenging the validity of a U.S. patent. Learn to assess various options for clients and maximize potential positive outcomes of the process, regardless of your client's legal position, in a practical, hands-on, two-day intensive Master Class. Patent Office Litigation refers to post grant proceedings before the USPTO. This class previously focused on ex parte and inter partes reexamination. The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) created new proceedings for challenging the validity of patents at the USPTO and did away with inter partes reexamination. These new proceedings include inter partes review, post grant review, and covered business method proceedings. The course now focuses on basic strategy considerations, procedure and practice tips for these new proceedings as well as for ex parte reexamination. Since a large number of inter partes reexaminations are still pending before the USPTO, that proceeding will also be briefly covered. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: Patent Practice and Procedure I. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course must be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Michael Ray
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 UNH Law School (Concord)

LIP 972 (01) - Intellectual Property and International Trade

Intellectual Prop & Intl Trade

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 54655
In the world of intellectual property, international borders can be both nebulous and critically important. The rapid development of international trade and information technologies makes it increasingly important for lawyers to understand the international aspects of practicing intellectual property law, particularly those aspects involving copyrights, trademarks and patents. Media (including books, music, and movies) can be easily uploaded to the Internet and copied and made instantaneously available everywhere in the world. Products implicating multiple patents and trademarks can be designed and developed in one country, assembled in another, and imported and marketed in still a third. Clients may need to enforce their rights against foreign parties domestically or overseas, or to engage in international licensing transactions. This course will provide a survey of cross-border legal issues that general face lawyers who counsel clients on matters of intellectual property and international trade. The course will introduce the basic contours of international principles, treaties, and institutions regarding intellectual property, and will introduce significant substantive and procedural differences between the United States and other countries in the world. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Arwyn Carroll
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 R 5:00pm - 8:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 201

LIP 977 (01) - Trademarks and Deceptive Practices

Trademarks&Deceptive Practices

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   45  
CRN: 54642
The goal of this course is to review trademark and other state and federal law designed to protect commercial goodwill; to explore the tension between trademark and related rights as intangible commercial property, on the one hand, and as devices to further competition and to prevent consumer deception, on the other; to explore trademark-related issues raised by commerce and speech on the Internet; to evaluate the rights of authors, artists, and other celebrities to trademark-like protection of their personae; and to analyze advertising claims against the backdrop of consumer perception. (The U.S. is a common law country in which trademarks are established through use and not registration. This course does not address the process for federal trademark registration; rather, it approaches trademark law from the standpoint of establishing trademark validity and enforcing valid trademarks through litigation or other dispute resolution mechanisms.) Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 70%; midterm exam, 30%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Alexandra Roberts
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 MW 10:30am - 12:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 205

LIP 983 (01) - Intellectual Property Issues in Sports and Entertainment Law

Intel Prop Iss Sports&Entrtnmt

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 54651
This course approaches sports and entertainment law through the lens of intellectual property. By studying cases, current events, and controversial disputes, students will expand their substantive doctrinal knowledge of the major IP rights regimes, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, and patent law, all in the context of the sports and entertainment industries. Over the course of the semester, they will learn about how each regime factors into the legal challenges that arise within the sports and entertainment industries, and will consider how each set of rights can be used to protect the various entities that comprise each industry.
Instructors: Peter Foley
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 W 5:30pm - 7:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 103

LIP 997 (01) - Mining Patent Information in the Digital Age

Mining Patent Info Digital Age

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2017 - Law (01/17/2017 - 04/28/2017)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54658
This course, evolving since 1993, is a unique academic offering at any U.S. law school. It is a cross platform "consumer" survey course to search, mine and manipulate patent and non-patent literature data. It teaches transferable skills consistent with the UNH School of Law Information Literacy Plan. It is taught in collaboration with patent data vendors and related guest speakers. This is a hands on course. The work product is a novelty or patent landscape report. Themes of this course include: Multiplicity of sources Types of sources Applications Multiple access points to same data Who uses patent data sources Why use patent data sources Factors to choose access points Search approach Who drives the dollar chain for searches Free, low fee and premium patent sources In house and/or outsource searches Considerations as to who performs differing types of searches What is the standard of care for patent searches How to deal with questions of lack of integrity in patent documents The evolving role of the web in patent searching Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: Lexis and Westlaw basic training.. Course enrollment is limited to 15 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: final exam, 30%; class prep. and participation, 10%; research paper, 60%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Jon Cavicchi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2017 4/28/2017 UNH Law School (Concord)