Spring 2010 Section 001
Law 418: International Intellectual Property and Policy Seminar

Schedule: Evening Class
Instructor(s): Housel, James
Credit Hours: 2
CRN: 19942
Day(s): Thursday
Location: Hazel Hall 329
Time: 8:00pm-9:50pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
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Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: no exam-2010
Prerequisites: None
General Description: This seminar examines the major treaties and other international agreements providing protection for patents, trademarks, and copyrights and other forms of intellectual property, including the World Trade Organization TRIPS Agreements, the US free trade agreements and the World Intellectual Property Organization treaties. Particular attention will be given to the roles of the WTO and the WIPO. The course also examines some of the recent issues that have attracted controversy in the international arena as well as relevant recent developments in foreign countries, including the European Union member states and China.