Kyiv National Linguistics University, Master’s Degree
University of Pennsylvania, Intellectual Property Law and Policy - Part 1: IP and Patent LawsExploration of the legal doctrines at the core of the innovation economy and studying how legal rights and information shape our lives.
Can you really get a patent on a rectangular cell phone shape? Do artists and musicians need over a century of copyright protection for their works? Can you trademark red shoe soles? These are some of the questions that U.S. Congress and the courts have addressed in recent years — and in this IP course, we will, too.
Touching on most areas of commercial and artistic activity, intellectual property (IP) law is an essential component of modern society. In this course, Part 1 of a two-part series, learners will be introduced to a broad overview of the intellectual property laws, the theory underpinning this area of law, and an individual look at patent law.