||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.