Innovation Law and Policy in the Biopharmaceutical Industry
Semester: Fall 2016
Class Unique: 29070
Course ID: 379M
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers the central patent law and regulatory questions raised by biopharmaceutical research and development. It will explore how the mix of public and private funding that supports such research and development and the intricate regulatory structure that surrounds drugs and other products affect innovation in this field. Topics examined include conditions for patentability, FDA regulations, and alternative systems for biopharmaceutical innovation.