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Advanced Patent Law and Policy

This course will explore advanced topics in patent law including patent reexamination, patent reissue, post-grant review, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, patent remedies, international patent law, patent law harmonization, the Hatch-Waxman Act, patent law in the administrative state, theoretical underpinnings of the statutory patentability requirements, an economic analysis of patent law, the Federal Circuit as an institution, and seminal articles by top thinkers in the field which have served as major milestones in the development of patent theory and policy.

Prerequisite: Patent Law.