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Intellectual Property:


Intellectual Property is one of the fastest growing practice areas globally. The Intellectual Property area of concentration is designed to introduce students to the major substantive areas likely to be encountered in practice.

Students choosing to concentrate in Intellectual Property must complete the following courses:

Course Name Credit Hours
Copyright Law 3
E-Commerce Law 3
Intellectual Property 1 3
Intellectual Property 2: Advanced Trademark Practice & Litigation 2
Patent Litigation 1
Patent Law & Drafting 3
Intellectual Property Capstone** 1 or 2

The culminating experience in this area of concentration is the Intellectual Property Capstone.

This capstone course will focus on skills development, which will provide students the opportunity to both learn how to conduct an appropriate client analysis as well as apply substantive law to the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of intellectual property-related agreements.

Students must also complete four hours from among the following courses:

Course Name Credit Hours
Antitrust Law 2
Consumer Protection 3
Franchising 2
Information Privacy Law 2
Sports Law 3

For more information, see Professors Nichols or Swenson.

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