Defend Trade Secrets Act, Updated Judicial Decisions, and U.S. Supreme Court Intellectual Property Cases for the 2020-2021 Term

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This course will address recent Federal Circuit decisions addressing patent eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. section 101, and I continue to update the decisions. In particular the categories include: computerized abstract ideas; medical innovations and natural law; mechanized inventions and natural law. I will also address whether one can predict whether a patent application or patent will survive an assertion of ineligible subject matter. This course provides an intellectual foundation and introduces a set of learning skills essential for success in the legal profession and for life beyond. The course will provide opportunities for careful reading, for creative and critical thinking, for oral and written communication, and for engaging with others in a shared conversation about stimulating material.


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Intellectual Property Hours