Spring 2016 Course Schedule

Adv Legal Rsrch: IP (CANCELLED) (LAW-929B-001)


Enrolled: / Limit:

Administrator Access


There are no notices at this time.


This course will provide you with the techniques and skills to conduct legal research in both general topics and IP topics in a variety of settings, including law practice and clerking. Working with legal databases is an integral component of the course. We will cover the following IP topics: patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, licensing and international IP. You will learn how to develop a research plan for different types of questions and how to identify and use the best and most-cost effective research sources. The course also integrates time management and legal practice techniques into the research process. Your grade is based on the following: 1) Participation and attendance: 30%; 2) In-depth research problem (midterm): 30%; 3) Take-home final exam: 40%.

Textbooks and Other Materials

The textbook information on this page was provided by the instructor. Students should use this information when considering purchases from the AU Campus Store or other vendors. Students may check to determine if books are currently available for purchase online.

First Class Readings

Not available at this time.