Advanced Patent Law
This course will examine various advanced topics in patent law, including more advanced treatments of validity and infringement doctrines, patent remedies, patent ownership and licensing issues, patent exhaustion, the relationship between patents and antitrust law, inequitable conduct and administrative aspects of patent practice. The course is designed for students who are likely to spend a significant amount of their time practicing in the patent area.
Flex exam at end of semester.
*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.