Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: Full Major or Minor status in Entrepreneurship OR Instructor Consent.
Course Attribute:
Flexible Schedule
Description
This course for undergraduate students is an introduction to and exploration of the various legal regimes that protect intellectual property in the United States of America. The course will cover the acquisition, defense, and import of Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, as well as the privacy protections afforded and not afforded commercial activity and ideas under existing law. Legal cases and history will be explored and discussed, and students will be expected to master the grammar and reasoning that they will use in commerce to avoid common pitfalls and to maximize the power of intangible assets.