Intellectual Property & Privacy Law Concentration

The law is evolving to address rapid changes in technology, from privacy to intellectual property to the law of online contracts. 

Contact

Coordinators: Prof. Mark Bartholomew
Administrative Assistant: Anita Mazurek

The Intellectual Property and Privacy Law Concentration allows students to focus their attention on the myriad domestic and global issues surrounding the ownership, use, and control of technological innovations, information, and creative activity.  By satisfying the course requirements detailed below, students can demonstrate a heightened level of knowledge and interest in this particular area of law and legal change.

Structure

The course requirements for the Intellectual Property Concentration are as follows:

1.  Introduction to Intellectual Property -- (3) credits
2.  Nine (9) credits to be chosen from the following list of core courses:

  • Advertising and the Law
  • Advanced Topics in Law & Technology
  • Civil Liberties & Transparency Clinic
  • Computer Crime
  • Copyright
  • Privacy, Information, and Technology
  • Privacy: Theories and History
  • Trademarks and Unfair Competition
  • Introduction to Patent Practice

These courses are not necessarily offered every academic year. Additional courses will be added in the future.

3.  Six (6) credits from the following list of context courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust
  • Corporations
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Business Transactions
  • Law and Economics
  • Technology Management & E-Business
  • Mass Media Law

These courses are not necessarily offered every academic year. Additional courses will be added in the future.

Total Credit Requirements: 18 credit hours.

NOTE: The availability of any particular course is not guaranteed by its inclusion in this list. If you have a question about a particular course, you should consult with Professor Mark Bartholomew.