Courses 2011 - 2012
LAW P505 International Intellectual Property Law
Credits: 2-3, Variable
This course will focus on international treaties as they relate to protection of trademarks, and copyrights. These treaties include the Paris Convention, the Berne Conventions, WTO TRIPs, NAFTA, and the EC Harmonization Directives and Trademarks. The course will introduce students to the international aspects of branches of intellectual property. Attention will be given to general principles of comparative and international law (e.g. territoriality), and to specific law related to obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights in foreign countries. Prerequisite: LAW P501 Intellectual Property Law Core, LAW E567 Survey of Intellectual Property, LAW A522 Copyrights or LAW E588 Trademarks (may be taken concurrently).