This course covers the fundamental doctrines in patent law. It is designed to serve as a basic course for those who wish to specialize in this field and to also provide a general background for a corporate or business practice. Topics examined include eligible subject matter for patenting, conditions for patentability, patent specification and claim requirements, infringement, defenses and remedies.
Sequence and Prerequisites: None. It is open to all students with or without an engineering background.
Evaluation: Final administered exam.