LAW-2831 Patent Litigation Practice
Mr. Philip C. Swain,
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.
This course will overview procedural and substantive aspects unique to U.S. patent infringement litigation. Simulations will begin with initial fact investigation and proceed through drafting the complaint, discovery (written and depositions), pre-trial dispositive motions, and trial. Simulations will also explore aspects of litigation having a unique "flavor" in the patent context, including notifications of infringement; assertions of attorney-client privilege and attorney work product; preparation of infringement, and validity opinion letters.
Prerequisite: Civil Procedure, Evidence, Patent Law
Enrollment is limited: 20
Meets Skills Menu Requirement
Meets Civil Litigation Concentration Requirements
Meets Health/Biomedical Concentration Requirements
Meets Intellectual Property Concentration Requirements
Meets Experiential Learning Requirement
<<Course Updated: April 08, 2016>>