Course

Intellectual Property Law for Engineers


All engineers should be particularly concerned with patent law. This constitutionally-based discipline has to do with the process by which an invention, and its creator, are protected by the law from infringement and unfair competition. The class will deal with patent applications, research and prosecution; the law of infringement, and computer applications of software (protected by copyright) and hardware (by patents). We will also state what other concepts are patented, as well as machines, processes, mixtures, manufacturing, compositions of materials and methods of doing business and research. Not only do we deal with utility patents, but with design and plant patents as well. Although we are mostly concerned with patent law, we also deal with copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secrets and business methods. The engineer must be at least conversant with the other forms of intellectual property. In a relatively short time, we will give you a survey of the rights of creative and ingenious people and provide you with the information to protect yourself and your ideas in Intellectual Property matters. Coursework in Intellectual Property is equivalent to 45 clock hours of study.

Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
10-21-2019 to 12-06-2019 None ONLINE $729

Beth Eerebout

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 10-21-2019 12:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Online ONLINE
Fri, 12-06-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
01-13-2020 to 02-28-2020 None ONLINE $729

Beth Eerebout

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 01-13-2020 12:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Online ONLINE
Fri, 02-28-2020 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
03-09-2020 to 04-24-2020 None ONLINE $729

Beth Eerebout

Enroll

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 03-09-2020 12:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Online ONLINE
Fri, 04-24-2020 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE

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