PaGE: Professional Studies (X.PROST)

X.PROST-429 Legal Topics

X.PROST-429PR Legal Topics: 'Intellectual Property'

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 1

This course provides insight into the professional working environment of lawyers, paralegal, and other related professions through an introduction to the complex ethical, legal and technical aspects of constitutional, criminal, and civil law. The class will then focus more deeply on themes related to intellectual property such as: the responsibility and rights of inventors, entrepreneurs, writers, and other artists; copyright exceptions and limitations; patent, trademark and unfair competition law and others. Guest speakers and a field trip to observe court cases will be offered to provide direct exposure to how law is actually interpreted and enforced.

Applies to requirement(s): Meets No Distribution Requirement
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