Spring 2014 Course Schedule

Intellectual Property Law (LAW-670-001)

Meets: 09:00 AM - 10:50 AM (W) - Room 401

Enrolled: 45 / Limit: 45

Administrator Access


First-year full-time JD only


This course is designed to introduce students to the landscape of intellectual property law. It can serve as the gateway to the field for students who want to pursue a career in IP, or as survey for those who only want an introduction. We will cover copyright, trademarks, patents, design patents, trade secrets, right of publicity, moral rights and misappropriation. Primary emphasis is on the subject matter of protection and the interrelations of intellectual property protections. No technical background is required.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Author(s): Merges, Menell & Lemley
Title: Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age (“Casebook”)
Publisher/Ed: (6th ed. Aspen 2012)
ISBN: 9781454820093

First Class Readings

Read pages 1-31 of the casebook.