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The Writing and Learning Resources Center (WLRC)
Patent Prosecution Seminar
Writing Experience (WE)
The seminar focuses on practical application of patent law concepts in preparing and prosecuting patent applications. The course examines patent statutes and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rules governing patent prosecution as well as court decisions impacting and interpreting patents. In addition to in-class discussions, students will practice writing claims, draft a patent application, a response to an office action, perform a patentability search, and prepare letters to clients relating to patent practice questions.
Upper level intellectual property course.
Intellectual Property or completion or concurrent enrollment in Patent Law.
E. Ergenzinger (Adjunct), B. Olive (Adjunct)
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