Course Description

601:722. PATENT LAW II (3) S/WI


Prerequisite: Patent Law I

Patent Law I is a prerequisite for this course. Patent Law II focuses on the legal processes for the creation and enforcement of patent rights under U.S. law. Students learn how to draft a patent application, review and prepare responses to USPTO Office Actions and to appeal USPTO decisions. Students also learn how to draft patent license agreements and how to enforce patent rights in U.S courts. There are writing projects related to patent drafting and prosecution as well as licensing and patent litigation. There is no final examination.