Intellectual Property Research Project (SD 649)
Intellectual Property Law Research Project provides a small group of students with an intensive research, writing, and networking experience with respect to a hot issue in intellectual property law. The 2013-2014 topic will be "Determining In Which Countries and Regions to File Life Science Patents" and the research team will conduct a national survey of life science patent law practitioners under the leadership of biotechnology legal and scientific experts. Students will conduct research and writing projects as part of a team, together planning, researching, and writing a law journal article and organizing a seminar with experts in the field. When this course was last offered, the resulting journal article was selected as one of the ten best IP articles of the year. This course is designed as a two-semester experience in which students will be encourage to continue with the project in the spring semester.
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