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Structuring Transactions: Patent Prosecution

This seminar offers an introduction to the art and science of preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The objective is to give participants an introduction to the legal issues they are likely to encounter as a patent prosecutor. Written Assignments Prepare claims on various inventions. Prepare a specification. Prepare responses to Office Actions. Other in-class assignments will take place throughout the semester. Class Participation Participation will affect the quality of the class, and it is expected that students will be prepared for an open discussion of the topics being covered. Because class discussion will be important, please contact one of the professors in advance if you are unable to attend a session. Students will be asked periodically to prepare in-class presentations. Grading The final grade in the course will be based on the grades received for the written assignments, class attendance, and participation (including presentations). Materials Text Book ¿ Ronald Slusky, Invention Analysis and Claiming: A Patent Lawyer¿s Guide (2007). Additional handouts and downloads to be provided throughout the semester.


Catalog Number: PPTYTORT 643
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Practice AreaLegal Skills Development


Course History

Spring 2014
Title: Structuring Transactions: Patent Prosecution
Faculty: Genin, Kent Edwin
Hetz, Joseph F. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 12



Spring 2013
Title: Structuring Transactions: Patent Prosecution
Faculty: Genin, Kent Edwin
Hetz, Joseph F. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 0



Spring 2012
Title: Structuring: Patents
Faculty: Genin, Kent Edwin
Hetz, Joseph F. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 0



Spring 2011
Title: Structuring Transactions: Patent Prosecution
Faculty: Genin, Kent Edwin
Hetz, Joseph F. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 19