Patent Law

Class Unique: 27850

This course examines doctrines and policy concerns of United States patent law. Topics examined include eligible subject matter for patenting, conditions for patentability, patent specification and claim requirements, infringement, defenses and remedies. There are no specific prerequisites. The course is designed to be accessible to students without a science or engineering background. Course materials will include the latest edition of Patent Law and Policy: Cases and Materials by Robert Merges and John Duffy.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Tuesday, Wednesday 9:05 - 10:20 am JON 6.206
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 12/17/19 8:30 am 2.123

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable


  • Patent Law and Policy: Cases and Materials - Merges and Duffy
      Carolina Academic Press/LexisNexis , edition: 7
      ISBN: 978-1-63282-451-6   (required)