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Patent Prosecution Practice
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Type

SEM

Credits

2 cr.

Prerequisites

Patents or instructor permission.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

This course focuses on preparation of patent applications and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Topics include types of patent applications, inventor interviews, analysis of prior art, preparation of the patent specification, claim drafting, inventorship determination, ownership determination, amendment practice, and argument practice, with coverage of U.S. law and regulations governing patent prosecution practice. The course is highly practical and will include a number of drafting assignments. A technical background is not required to take this course.

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Sections

Fall 2014: Patent Prosecution Practice

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  • Adjunct Professor Steven Shumaker,
  • Adjunct Professor Kent Sieffert

Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)

Fall 2013: Patent Prosecution Practice

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  • Professor Steven Schumaker,
  • Professor Kent Sieffert

Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)

Fall 2012: Patent Prosecution Practice

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  • Adjunct Professor Kent Sieffert (URL),
  • Adjunct Professor Steven Shumaker (URL)

Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)