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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Patent Law

Course Description
This course will cover the principles of patent law, including the enumerated aspects of patenting inventions - utility, anticipation, obviousness, written description, enablement, best mode, and definiteness - and the doctrinal underpinnings of these concepts. This course will examine both the statutory aspects of patent law, as well as judicial interpretations by the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit. The course will also consider the justifications underlying the creation and protections of patent rights. The course will additionally touch on patent law in other countries and current attempts to unify these different patent systems. (3 credits)
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Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
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Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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