The website includes (i) open / free copies of all cases and other readings; (ii) extensive supplementary media, illustrations, and other secondary material; and (iii) links to required short writing assignments for this course and its predecessors.
Both Copyright Law and Trademark Law use contemporary IP law to help students learn about the lawyer’s role in counseling clients facing uncertainty and risk – which is to say, almost all clients. The website includes (i) open / free copies of all cases and other readings; (ii) extensive supplementary media, illustrations, and other secondary material; and (iii) links to required short writing assignments for this course and its predecessors.
Technology, Law, and Leadership Seminar
Syllabus and open / free materials for the Fall 2021 edition of the Technology, Law, and Leadership seminar, popularly known as “Leadership.”
The seminar weaves together three threads: one on the changing character of the legal profession; a second on the roles of technology in law; and a third – critically – on how learning “leadership” means learning skills that will help new lawyers understand and navigate the changing landscape of their professional (and personal) futures.
The syllabus and associated short writing assignments emphasized “contract law” primarily as a vehicle for learning classic techniques of legal reasoning, writing, and analysis.
Foundations of Intellectual Property Seminar
Syllabus for the Spring 2021 edition of the Foundations of Intellectual Property seminar, featuring Intellectual Property at the Edge: The Contested Contours of IP (Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss & Jane C. Ginsburg eds., 2014).
The seminar directed students to explore the multiple stories associated with classic cases in the history of intellectual property law, using selections from the assigned text as models.
Intellectual Property in Institutional Context
The course directed students to dive deeply into research on intellectual property law as it is often experienced by both legal practitioners and others: as linked to interwoven institutions, systems, and practices.