Law 797: Patent Litigation
This course will cover topics in litigating a patent case, including pre-filing matters, jurisdiction, venue, pleadings strategy, pre-trial discovery and motions, patent defenses, and injunctive and damage relief. The course will discuss the substantive law of infringement and validity of patents, and declaratory judgment actions in patent cases.
Sequence and Prerequisites: The basic course in Patent Law (Law 645) is strongly recommended but not required.
Evaluation: Projects and written assignments.