Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

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Virginia’s courses cover not just the basic forms of intellectual property — patent, copyright and trademark — and common issues of unfair competition, but also the challenges posed by international law and the Internet. Advanced colloquia in property rights offer students a chance to explore theoretical and practical issues.

The following is a list of courses offered during the current and two previous academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2020-21 is coded (21), 2021-22 is coded (22) and 2022-23 is coded (23). (SC) stands for short course and (YR) stands for yearlong. 

Courses and Seminars

Antitrust in the Digital Economy (SC) (21,22)
Art Law (SC) (21,22)
Computational Text Analysis for Legal Practice (SC) (22)
Computer Crime Law (21,22)
Copyright Law (21,22,23)
Emerging Growth Companies and Venture Capital Financing: Principles and
   Practice (21,22,23)
Exercises in Rule Making - Society, Technology and the Law (SC) (22)
Internet Law (21,22,23)
Introduction to the Law of Trade Secrets (SC) (21,22)
Israeli Business Law and Innovation (SC) (23)
Law and Artificial Intelligence (23)
Law and Technology Colloquium (22,23)
Legal Practice and the Startup Company: An Inside Look (SC) (21,22,23)
Music Law: Analytical and Client Management Skills (SC) (21,22,23)
Patent Law (21,22,23)
Survey of Patent, Copyright, Trademark (21,22,23)
Trade Secret Law (23)
Trademark Law (23)


Advanced Patent and Licensing Clinic (21,22,23)
Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (21,22,23)

Patent and Licensing Clinic (21,22,23)

Elizabeth A. Rowe