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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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LEGAL 211 - Intellectual Property

5 Credits
Examines the continually evolving laws regarding copyrights, patents, trademarks and rights to material on the Internet. Also discusses the various types of properties to which these rights might attach.


Quarters Typically Offered
Winter Day
Designed to Serve Students in paralegal program, pre-law students.
Active Date 20220330T15:34:21

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 32
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline

  • Copyrights
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Internet rights
  • Property rights in general and unique issues with respect to ideas and cyberspace

Student Learning Outcomes
Correctly identify and apply the procedures for obtaining statutory protection of intellectual property including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patents.

Correctly identify and apply substantive federal and state law which protects inteelctual property to hypothetical fact patterns

Correctly describe and apply major legal ethical principles applicable to lawyers and paralegals practicing intellectual property law

Correctly identify and utilize applicable forms for protecting intellectual property rights.

Correctly identify and analyze intellectual property issues in hypothetical fact patterns and provide clear and effective oral and written solutions and recommendations

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