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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - GMS6095
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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2008-06-09
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2008-03-21
  2. Department: Surgery
  3. College: MD
  4. Budget Account Number: 611100
  5. Contact Person: William G. Marshall, Jr., MD, MBA
  6. Phone: 8139516813
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: GMS
  9. Number: 6095
  10. Full Title: Principles of intellectual Property
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Prin. of Intellectual Property
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: None
  23. Corequisites: None
  24. Course Description: This course focuses on the principles of intellectual property as related to protection of new technologies/products and will examine strategies using the legal structure of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. No restrictions or repeats.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Knowledge of intellectual property is critical in the development and protection of new technologies and products. This material will be beneficial to students in the disciplines of engineering, business, biomedical sciences and in many other areas where
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This course is a required course in the Masters in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes. 3 times (Fall 2007, Fall 2006, Fall 2005)
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Graduate degree and 5 years experience in development and management of intellectual property
  29. Objectives: Convey and demonstrate a knowledge and an understanding, of the definition and use of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.

    Convey and demonstrate knowledge, and an understanding, of the legal and business strategies used in protection, management, and optimal commercialization of intellectual property.

  30. Learning Outcomes: Demonstration of an understanding of the principles and fundamentals of the types of intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets).

    Demonstration of an understanding of, and ability to locate and complete, the applications for patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets.

    Demonstration of an understanding and knowledge of the protection, management, and commercialization strategies for the different types of intellectual property.

    Demonstration of an understanding of, and an ability to use, the valuation techniques appropriate for the different types of intellectual property.

  31. Major Topics: Patents



    Trade Secrets

    Intellectual Property Licensure

    Strategies in Intellectual Property Management

  32. Textbooks: Essentials of Intellectual Property (Essentials Series) by Alexander I. Poltorak and Paul J. Lerner

    Essentials of Licensing Intellectual Property (Essentials Series) by Alexander I. Poltorak and Paul J. Lerner

    Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright (Nutshell Series) by Arthur R. Miller

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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