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2020-2021 Catalog

ME 340 Intellectual Property Law for Engineers

This course will provide a survey of intellectual property law for a technical (non-legal) audience, with a primary focus on patent law. The purpose of the course is to assist engineers and scientists in navigating and utilizing various intellectual property regimes effectively in the business context. In the patent realm, topics will include patent preparation and prosecution, patent claim interpretation, and assessing patent validity and infringement. Other intellectual property areas covered include copyright, trademark, and trade secret law. [V, W]


Junior standing