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LGP 970 (01) - Preliminary Bar Exam

Credits: 0.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   100  
CRN: 54221
The preliminary bar exam is a requirement for all 1L students, as set forth in the Student Handbook p.53 The prelim will assess students' substantive knowledge of Torts, Contracts, Property, and CIvil Procedure, as well as the essential skills necessary for success on the bar exam. Students will not receive course credit for the prelim, and it will not be used to calculate GPA or class rank.
Instructors: Leah Plunkett
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 Hours Arranged TBA

LGP 971 (01) - BioInnovation Research Collaboration and the Law

BioInnovation Resch Collaborat

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 57281
This course will explore the legal, regulatory and business issues that arise from the research, development, manufacturing and sale of innovative bio-medical products. Students will work through a case study to simulate the collaborative development of a product, learning in a dynamic and multi-disciplinary classroom. The curriculum will track key areas of the law that impact the development of innovative products, specifically cutting edge issues that arise when bringing together industry, academia and government collaboration around bio generation. Students will emerge from this pilot program ready for the challenge of identifying the issues facing companies working in bioinnovation space and specifically those companies seeking services from ARMI, Inc.
Only listed colleges in section: Law
Instructors: Leslie Sullivan-Stacey
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 R 5:30pm - 7:30pm UNHL 201

LIP 802 (01) - Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and Global Development

IP, Tech Transfer&Global Devlp

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 54100
With an open seminar format for discussion and exploration of emerging topics in the field of IP and global development, this course is open to all students, does not have a formal prerequisite, but students are expected to understand the fundamental principles of IP covered and conduct rigorous interdisciplinary research: as such, this course will contribute to the students' overall information literacy. Students are therefore expected to be diligent, professional, independent and responsible for their project deliverables. Topics to be covered in this course include, butr are not necessarily limited to, the WIPO Development Agenda, WTO TRIPs, International Technology Transfer and Access to medicines. Assigned readings will not e reviewed in class via recitation, but rather as a springboard for informed discussion and formulation of concepts which add to the knowledge base in this complex and rapidly evolving field of study. Specific, measurable, student learning outcomes include greater knowledge of the role of IP in economic development, skills in performing complex interdisciplinary research and values related to formulating policy and strategic options which foster equitable and sustainable application of IP to the development of emerging economies. Students will be graded on an S/U/O basis. Evaluation will be based on equal weighting of 1) Attendance and thoughtful participation, 2) Professional presentation of a project paper to the class, 3) Final project paper of approximately 25 pages. Project subjects will be determined during the initial several weeks of the course, in consultation with the professor. Class size: 12 students.
Instructors: Stanley Kowalski
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 R 9:30am - 11:30am UNHL 101

LIP 895 (01) - American Legal Process and Analysis II

Amer Legal Proc & Analysis II

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54109
This course builds upon the work begun in American Legal Process and Analysis I. Students continue to develop their analytical skills regarding American common law and statutory legal reasoning and are introduced to persuasive writing. THrough reading court documents, visiting court, lecture, group work, and assignments, students gain a working knowledge of client advocacy in the U.S. system. Students also gain some experience with Alternative Dispute Resolution teachinques by participating in a simulated negotiation at the end of the course. The course is required for all students who do not hold a U.S. JD degree. The course is tailored for students whose first language is not American English. Prereq: American Legal Process and Analysis I.
Instructors: Jennifer Davis
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 M 10:15am - 12:15pm UNHL 202

LIP 911 (01) - Global Perspectives in Copyright

Global Perspectives Copyright

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 57279
Copyright law has become an increasingly complex area, particularly in the face of new technologies that challenge and call into question existing copyright laws and doctrines. This advanced seminar explores these legal complexities and relevant policy considerations in light of 21st century realities. This seminar focuses on selected issues of copyright law in greater detail than is possible in the Copyright Law course. Specifically, this course deals with cutting-edge issues through the examination of recent court decisions, laws (both domestic and international), scholarly and related works, and proposed laws regarding copyright. Students are assisted in writing articles of publishable quality on important issues facing the entertainment, computer, online services, publishing, and other industries. The course will include guest speakers who are involved in cutting edge issues in copyright, which will allow students to hear directly from and start networking with practitioners and others involved in copyright law.Prereq: Copyright Law (LIP 912) or IP Survey (LIP 944).
Only listed colleges in section: Law
Instructors: Tonya Evans
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 R 3:10pm - 5:10pm UNHL 102

LIP 913 (1ON) - International and Comparative Intellectual Property

Intl & Comparative IP

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54086
This graduate course examines select issues of intellectual property law in both an international and comparative context. The course introduces the basic contours of international principles, treaties and institutions regarding IP, including significant substantive and procedural differences between the United States and other countries (with a focus on the U.S., Europe, and Asia). The course explores why and how international and regional IP regimes have been created, and how they have been implemented, interpreted, and enforced. Students will become familiar with some of the most significant of these regimes in each area of IP. While the course assumes a general background in IP law, in-depth knowledge of IP law in the U.S. or in any other country is not required. Grading will be determined by participation in on-line discussion fora (which will require answering and discussing weekly questions), and by a final exam/paper.
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Christopher Frerking
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 Hours Arranged TBA

LIP 915 (01) - Entertainment Law

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 54032
This course will address the legal and transactional issues involved with live performance, recording agreements, motion picture licensing, finance, and development, virtual entertainment of computer gaming and virtual worlds, and new media. Students will immerse themselves in the deal-making aspects of practice in the entertainment industry and the relationships between the media producers, distributors and artists in these industries. Eligibility: Open to all students. Course format: lecture. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Alexandra Roberts
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 T 3:10pm - 5:10pm UNHL 201

LIP 917 (01) - Federal Trademark and Copyright Registration Practice

Fed Trademrk&Copyrt Reg Pract

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 54034
This course will educate students in federal TM registration, from pre-application trademark searching through post-registration maintenance and monitoring. Students will become familiar with USPTO practice and procedures, including information literacy of PTO database searching, e-filing at the PTO (one of the assignments will be to prepare an electronic trademark application) and paper filing (another assignment is to draft a paper filing response to an office action). USPTO guidelines and governing principles for handling various rejections will be addressed. The course will also cover ex parte appeals to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By applying the students' trademark law knowledge to USPTO practices, students will be expected to develop strategies for hypothetical trademark clients to best meet trademark registration objectives in order to prepare them to counsel clients on mark development, the benefits of federal registration, cost concerns, and other trademark matters. The copyright registration portion of the course will cover statutes, rules, and practice impacting copyright registration. For example, the course will address the benefits of copyright registration (including statutory damages, presumption of validity, and other advantages), categorization of works under the Copyright regulations (for proper form selection), putting the work for hire doctrine into application in the process, the single work rule, copyright notice, handling multiple authors for different contributions to a work, determining the "publication date," and the difference between an "author" and a "claimant." The course additionally addresses the reason and process for the recordation of instruments at the USPTO and the Copyright Office. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: Concurrent or prior completion of Fundamentals of Intellectual Property OR Trademarks & Deceptive Practices; OR, prior trademark experience (see Prof. Lembree with questions). Corequisites: Concurrent or prior completion of Fundamentals of Intellectual Property OR Trademarks & Deceptive Practices; OR, prior trademark experience (see Prof. Lembree with questions). Course enrollment is limited to 25 students. Course format: problem-based. Grading: final exam, 25%; class prep. and participation, 5%; other (see syllabus), 70%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Ashlyn Lembree
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 W 10:15am - 12:15pm UNHL 202

LIP 919 (01) - Advanced Patent Litigation

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 53984
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.
Instructors: Aaron Jacobs
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 M 8:00am - 10:00am UNHL 240

LIP 928 (01) - Intellectual Property Management

Intellectual Property Mgmt

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 54039
Intellectual Property (IP) Management is intended for third year law students as a "capstone" course building on IP courses taken in the second and third years of law school. It is a practical, hands-on course designed to bridge academia and real-life private or corporate practice and is meant to provide the IP professional with a solid foundation in proactive counseling in the area of intellectual property. Exemplary topics include invention harvesting or extracting; invention records and disclosures; inventorship and ownership issues; laboratory notebook practice; patent searching; criteria and procedures for determining type of IP protection, particularly whether to file for patent protection or maintain as trade secret; trade secret policies and protection; IP education; IP audits and due diligence investigations; outside submissions; trademark practice (searching and clearance); international filing considerations, agreement practice, and other aspects of corporate IP management including understanding, developing, executing and/or managing IP strategies, IP committees, and IP budgets consistent with overall business objectives. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Kevin Carroll
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 F 8:20am - 10:20am UNHL 103