Spring 2012 Course Schedule

Adv Legal Rsrch: Intellectual Property (LAW-929-002)

Meets: 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM (W) - Room 103

Enrolled: 12 / Limit: 16

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This course will provide you with in-depth techniques and skills for legal research that are essential to legal practice, clerking, dean's fellow assignments, and research for law review notes, comments and seminar papers. We will use problems, exercises, presentations and a written pathfinder to enhance your knowledge of the process of legal research. We will examine the research sources in intellectual property in detail, and identify the best and most cost-effective research sources and research approaches applicable.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

Skim Winning Research Skills available at http://lscontent.westlaw.com/images/banner/SurvivalGuide/PDF08/08WinningResearchSkills.pdf Suggested Readings: Robert C. Berring., et al, The Context of Legal Research, in, FINDING THE LAW (11th ed.; West 1999.) KF240 .B45 1999 Roy Mersky, et al., An Introduction to Legal Research & The Legal Research Process, in, FUNDAMENTALS OF LEGAL RESEARCH (9th ed.; Foundation Press 2009.) KF240 .J322 2009 Timothy L. Coggins, Legal, Factual and Other Internet Sites for Attorneys and Legal Professionals, XV RICH. J.L. & TECH. 13 (2009). http://jolt.richmond.edu/v15i4/article13.pdf


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