INTERNATIONAL PATENT LAW & POLICY
2010/2011, Semester 2
Modular Credits: LL4135 ( 4 ) / LL5135 ( 4 ) / LL6135 ( 4 )
This module will provide an introduction to the key international agreements relating to patents, such as the Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty, and TRIPS Agreement. It also will compare facets of national and regional patent systems such as those in the US, EU, China, and Japan. In addition, topics such as the patenting of controversial biotech inventions, software and business method patents, and patents and access to essential medicines will also be discussed.
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
9 session over 3 weeks: Three, 3hrs continuous weekly seminars
Intensive course: [10 - 26 Jan 2011, extra lesson on Wed, 26 Jan, 1.30 - 4.30pm]
Syllabus and reading materials are available in Workbin.
100% THExam [Release: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 (4pm); Due: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 (10am)]