a review of the relevant provisions of U.S. law and
multilateral treaties, this seminar covers the
international components of copyrights, patents,
trademarks, and other forms of intellectual property
rights. The course also examines recent
developments in the European Union and problems of
enforcing intellectual property rights in less
Conducted in a seminar format, the course is limited
to 20 students. Each student is required to make a
presentation to the seminar and write a research paper
on a topic approved by the instructor. The
research paper should constitute original research and
be at least 20 pages (including footnotes).
paper may be used to satisfy the Advanced Writing
Requirement. No prerequisites are required.