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Spring 2015
6393 Patent Remedies & Defenses - JANICKE- 19041

Professor(s): Paul Janicke (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  TTHLocation:  

Course Outline:

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   The basic doctrines governing modern U.S. patent litigation; details of the main injunctive and monetary remedies for patent infringement and the limitations thereon; jurisdictional and venue problems. Four kinds of estoppel; details of fifteen affirmative defenses; discovery controversies and governing case law; impact of prior judgments on the same patent.

Supplemental materials for this course, consisting of very recent cases, will be found on Professor Janicke's faculty Homepage.

Prerequisites:  Prerequisite: LAW 5332 is recommended but not required.

First Day Assignments: Read the first five cases in the casebook.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/07/15 9am-12pm      

This course will have:
Exam: Yes
Paper: No

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Course Materials (10/29/2014 4:03:29 PM)

Book Required

Course Materials: Additional recent court opinions to be discussed will be found on Prof. Janicke's faculty homepage, at www.law.uh.edu/faculty/pjanicke.

Recommended text: For those who feel the need for an additional book in text form, I suggest H. Schwartz, Patent Law and Practice, 7th edition, published by BNA. It is available online from Amazon.com [$175].