International Intellectual Property

Section 1, Fall 15

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 10/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce students to the major international conventions, treaties, and trade agreements concerning global protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs), including copyrights and neighboring rights, patents, trademarks, and industrial designs. The course will examine the basic principles embodied in those agreements, as well as the international institutions that oversee them. It will also include an exploration of more advanced and controversial comparative IP law topics and provide an opportunity for discussion, research, and writing on topics pertaining to international and comparative intellectual property law and policy.

Course Requirements

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Midterm Type (if any):
Description: None

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Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Property Law Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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