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Washington and Lee University    
 
    
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2011-2012 School of Law Catalog archived

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LAW 395 - Patent Law.


The availability and parameters of patent protection is increasing in importance in the information age. The Internet, advances in biotechnology, and divergent court opinions are impacting this area in far-reaching ways. This course provides an overview of patent law for students interested in the area, including those without a technical or scientific background. Topics include patentable subject matter, utility, statutory bars to patentability, novelty, nonobviousness, disclosure and enablement, patent prosecution issues, infringement, remedies, and more.Three hours.Not offered in 2011-2012.



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