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Class Number: 11061

Fall 2020

PLS 435

3 Units


Prerequisites: PLS 300 and PLS 320.
Introduction to patent law and related intellectual property (IP) matters. The role of paralegals in patent acquisition; enforcement and licensing of patents and other related forms of IP rights; and trade secret protection. Particular attention is paid to U.S. patent filing and prosecution procedures in the context of technology development, portfolio management, and commercial transactions.




Course Fee: $899

No Class Monday, September 7.

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Class Number: 11061


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Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before September 14 Class dropped between September 15 and September 21 Class dropped on September 22 and beyond


Last Update: Oct 26, 2020 1:45pm