Patent Prosecution (2-3 credits)

 

This course will focus on drafting and prosecuting U.S. patent applications and post-issuance procedures at the U.S.P.T.O. Patent claims and responses to office actions will be emphasized.  The course will also cover prosecution strategies, key regulations and certain patent litigation topics, including patent opinions. Students will draft and review patent claims, responses to office actions and other material commonly prepared by patent attorneys. Prerequisite: Patent and Trademark Law