LAW-2956 Intellectual Property and Licensing

Prof. Stephen Michael McJohn,

2 credits day; 2 credits evening.

License agreements are everywhere: technology, entertainment, education, online . . . The course will provide an overview of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets) and related agreements. Topics discussed will include the basics of IP, key points in an IP license, licensing strategies, negotiation, and enforcement. Grading will be based on completing several short assignments (such as negotiating or drafting a clause in a licensing agreement) over the semester (30%) and a final exam (70%).

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Intellectual Property Concentration Requirements

pointer    Final Exam Required

<<Course Updated: April 08, 2016>>