LAW-2944 Patent Prosecution II: PTO Practice

Mr. Kirk Teska,

2 credits day; 2 credits evening.


Students using this course to fulfill the experiential learning requirement may not also use this same course to meet the legal writing requirement.


Patent Attorneys regularly advocate their clients' inventions before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). In this course we will analyze PTO office actions, prepare responses, conduct examiner interviews, draft appeals, conduct oral arguments, and draft re-examination requests. The class will be 1/2 reading of relevant case law and regulations and 1/2 completing exercises. Grades will be based on a few written exercises.


  Prerequisite: It is suggested but not mandatory that students have taken Patent Law.

pointer    Enrollment is limited: 20 

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Skills Menu Requirement

pointer    Meets Intellectual Property Concentration Requirements

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<<Course Updated: April 06, 2016>>