This course provides an overview of intellectual property (IP) rights, such as patent, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, and trade secret. Throughout the course, students learn about the scope of specific IP rights implicated by various real-world and hypothetical contexts, evaluate the business risks associated with those examples, gain an understanding of critical components of an IP license, and discuss the intersection of IP and software.
You'll Walk Away with
- The ability to identify the scope of IP rights implicated by a specific fact pattern
- The skills to evaluate potential IP risks associated with a specific fact pattern
- Knowledge of how to locate necessary components of an IP license (or other rights transfer)
- The ability to utilize government IP databases to provide information concerning an entity’s intellectual property registrations
- Familiarity with the copyrightability of application programming interfaces
- An understanding of the limitations for open source software licenses
- Students with little to no knowledge of intellectual property
- Professionals who deal with intellectual property
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.