• Patent Prosecution Practice I – 6231

Credits

2

Subject Area

Intellectual Property and Technology *
Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Advocacy
  • Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
    LEC

Prerequisites

LAW 6224 Patents or instructor permission

THIS SECTION IS FOR JD STUDENTS ONLY.  MSPL STUDENTS MAY ENROLL IN #5231.

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.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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