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American University Washington College of Law    
 
    
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
2017-2018 Catalog

LAW - 929B Advanced Legal Research: Intellectual Property


(1 hr.)

This course provides the techniques and skills to research IP topics in a variety of settings, including law practice and clerking. In-class research assignments and database searching will be an integral component of the course. We will research in the topical areas of patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, licensing and international IP. You will learn how to develop a research plan for different types of questions and how to identify the best and most-cost effective research sources.