Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law

Section 1, Fall 19

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 9/13
Credits: 3

Course Description

This seminar will discuss current issues in intellectual property law. Topics will relate to recent and currently pending legislation and appellate litigation in copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret law.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None
Final Exam Notes:


Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Response Papers due directly to professor during course (deadlines to be announced during course). Students interested in writing a substantial research paper to satisfy their Upper-Level Writing degree requirement may request special permission from the instructor to do so. The special request form with the instructor's authorizing signature must be submitted to the Student Records Office by the deadline identified in the Enrollment Deadlines on LawWeb. Retroactive exceptions will not be granted.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Survey of Patent, Copyright, Trademark (7044) OR Trademark Law (7047) OR Copyright Law (8009) OR Patent Law (8010)) Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**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

Schedule No.
Law No.
Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations: Intellectual Property
Public Syllabus Link: None
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