Intellectual Property Practicum (SD 620)
This intensive three-week course provides a simulated intellectual property practice experience. Students will work in a setting modeled after law firm practice, report to partners and clients, and manage case files and a workload. The course will offer instruction in the form of an orientation session, frequent topical CLE and CLE-style classes, and daily meetings with a legal writing coach. Students will be required to submit several written assignments, which may include a legal memorandum, motion and/or response for summary judgment, cease and desist letter, trademark application, office action response, and a license agreement. In addition, students will be required to complete an average of 36 of independent work, which will be tracked through time sheets. The practice area will focus on trademark, but may include assignments from patent and copyright, depending on the students' interest.
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