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LAW 5242: Patent Law Practice - 2224

Patent Law Practice
Class Term:
Spring Term 2021-2022
Catalog Number:
Professor(s): Type:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)
Graduation Requirements:
"W" Writing
Professional Skills
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
Standard Courses

Additional Information

Students should have some technical training, preferably an undergraduate degree in science or engineering.

Grading Details

Students must complete weekly written assignments. There is no final exam.


A course designed for students with a special interest in patent law, and for those students preparing to take the Patent Bar Examination. Students are taught claim drafting, rules of practice and procedure followed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, how to draft patent documents and how to write a patentability search report.

Patent Law Practice