Spring 2022 registration begins on January 4. Advance registration for Paralegal Studies certificate students begins on January 3, 2022.



Please note the Class Number. You will need it to register.

Spring 2022

PLS 435

Class Number: 11273
3 Units
Course Fee: 


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, March 28.

This class will meet on-site at the SF State Downtown Campus for spring 2022.

University and faculty communications are sent to a student's SFSU email ( Once you have enrolled, please check it regularly or forward it to an account you do check. This link has more info if you have not set it up:

Class Number: 11273

Spring 2022 Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before February 11 Class dropped between February 12 and February 18 Class dropped on February 19 and beyond



Please note the Class Number. You will need it to register.

Last Update: Nov 24, 2021 10:48am