IP Survey

Fall 2018
Class meeting time: Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-11:50 a.m.
Office hours in Warren Hall 211C: Tuesday and Thursday 1:15-3:45 p.m. 
Required materials: Volumes I and II of the casebook Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age: 2018 by Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley, and Robert P. Merges and intellectual property statutes - for more information, click here.
 
Reading and Writing Assignments
I. Introduction
8/21: Pages 1-39 of the casebook (CB) 
II. Trade Secret Law
8/23: CB 42-89
8/28: CB 83-133
8/30: CB 134-51; trade secret law writing assignment due in class
II. Patent Law
9/4: CB 156-200
9/6: CB 193-233
9/11: CB 233-75
9/13: CB 275-316
9/18: CB 317-59
9/20: CB 359-402
9/25: CB 403-49
9/27: CB 449-87; patent law writing assignment due in class at 10 a.m.
III. Copyright Law
10/2: CB 492-536
10/4: CB 526-79
10/9: CB 561-612
10/11: CB 612-65
10/16: CB 666-711
10/18: CB 711-52
10/23: CB 752-804
10/25: CB 804-56
IV. Trademark Law
10/30: CB 861-902
11/1: CB 902-45
11/6: CB 915-71
11/8: CB 959-1010
11/13: CB 994-1043
11/15: CB 1044-55; CB 1199-1241 (note we will skip false advertising CB 1056-65)
11/20: CB 1066-1104 (defenses)
11/22: No class - Happy Thanksgiving
11/27: No class - Friday classes meet instead of Tuesday classes
11/29: CB 1104-28; copyright and trademark law writing assignment due in class at 10 a.m.