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Patent Litigation Practicum

This course simulates a patent infringement lawsuit. Students will participate in the various aspects of a patent infringement case including drafting pleadings, preparing written discovery and claim charts, briefing and arguing claim construction, taking and defending depositions, preparing expert reports, drafting summary judgment motions, and preparing for trial.  The purpose of the course is to blend substantive knowledge of patent law with practical application in a litigation context with an emphasis on litigation skills including client relations, strategic counseling, oral and written advocacy, and developing a record/narrowing issues for trial. Limited Enrollment. [2]

 

Prerequisite: Patent Law.