Patent Prosecution & Procedure

JURI Number: 
4923
Credit Hours: 
2
Course Description: 

This drafting course studies how to write and prosecute a United States patent application. With numerous drafting exercises, including the drafting of claims and arguments in response to Office Actions from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the course both introduces students to common issues arising during patent prosecution and equips students with basic strategies to deal with those issues. The course also explores patent infringement analysis and opinion letter work in which patent lawyers routinely engage. It is not formal preparation for the USPTO patent bar.

Prerequisite: 
JURI 4920 or JURI 5050
Co-requisite: 
JURI 4920 or JURI 5050
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