course focuses on the licensing of intellectual
property, covering copyrights, patents, trademarks,
trade secrets and rights of publicity. It will
emphasize the various terms that should be considered
in license agreements and the negotiation perspectives
of licensors and licensees.
will be exposed to the concepts of technology transfer
and management of intellectual property. They will
also be required to engage in the consideration and
drafting of license terms.
will be no final exam. Grades will be based on two
drafting exercises and a final licensing project as approved
by the instructor. Each student is also required to make a presentation to the
seminar based on this final project.
Copyright Law (LAW 227), Patent Law (LAW 228),
Trademark and Unfair Competition Law (LAW 271) or
Intro to Intellectual Property (LAW 282).