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Spring 2022
6333 International Intellectual Property - KUMAR- 21831

Professor(s): Sapna Kumar (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 
International Law

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  MW  Location: 209  BLB

Course Outline: This course covers international intellectual property ("IP") law from the following perspectives: (i) private international IP law (ii) public international IP law, such as under multilateral treaties, and (iii) comparative aspects of IP law among the major trading countries or regions of the world. The course is designed to introduce students to key international IP issues, principles and policy questions. Although it will cover several areas of IP law, it will focus more heavily on patents.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Synchronous Online)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration in November, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through Jan. 5th, 2022, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Contrary to the UH information, some student materials may not be available online, such as an assigned casebook. A physical classroom may be assigned for this course to give students a location in the Law Center to join the virtual class sessions. If the course has a final examination, the final and any other assessment for the course, such as a mid term exam, will be conducted without the need to physically come to the Law Center, such as, for example, via the EBB portal as a take home exam or under remote proctoring.

Prerequisites:  Although this course has no formal prerequisites, IP Survey, Copyright Law, or Patent Law is helpful.

First Day Assignments: The first day of class reading is pp. 1-13.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/11      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306: Prearranged

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (10/11/2021 2:40:00 PM)

Book(s) Required

Int'l Intellectual Property
ISBN: 978-1640206311