Course Description

Patent Litigation - LAW820
2 Credits

This course is meant to expose students to a broad range of issues associated with complex civil litigation of a technological nature. Among the topics covered are jurisdiction, venue, declaratory judgments, preliminary and permanent injunctions, discovery, claim interpretation and Markman hearings, doctrine of equiv-alents, invalidity, unenforceability, damages, defenses (including laches and estoppel), and antitrust counterclaims. (Pre- or co-requisite: Patent Law or one of the following - Computer Law, Cyberlaw, Intellectual Property, Patent Practice Seminar, and Selected Topics in Corporate Law: From Garage to IPO; or permission of the professor.)