international IP

Prof. Peter K. Yu

Drake University Law School

Spring 2015



course description

Through 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 developed countries.

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).

The paper may be used to satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement. No prerequisites are required.

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