Spring 2013 Section 001
Law 418: International Intellectual Property and Policy Seminar

Schedule: Eve Class
Instructor(s): Housel, James
Credit Hours: 2
CRN: 20538
Day(s): Thursday
Location: Founders Hall 477
Time: 8:00pm-9:50pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: no exam-2013
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.