Patent Law

Read the course description below to learn how this course will be taught.

Class Unique: 29485

Same as LAW 450L, Patent Law.

This course covers the foundational legal doctrines of U.S. Patent Law and highlights the relationship of patent law to other areas of intellectual property law (e.g., copyright, trade secrets). The course is not geared toward preparation for the patent bar exam, but instead focuses on the principles of patent law, important litigation and patent drafting strategies, and the rapidly evolving case law in this area. There are no prerequisites for this course, and no technical background is required.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time
Monday, Wednesday 2:15 - 3:30 pm
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 12/8/21

Additional Information

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


  • Principles of Patent Law, Cases and Materials - Golden, John, Kieff, F., Newman, Pauline, and Smith, Henry
      West Academic , edition: 7
      ISBN: 978-1-63459-446-2   (required)