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To the extent possible under law, Michael Madison has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to the following Syllabi, related Course Information, and related Writing Assignments made available at

  • Copyright Law (any term / any semester)
  • Trademark Law (any term / any semester)
  • Foundations of Intellectual Property Law (any term / any semester)
  • Contracts (any term / any semester)
  • Technology, Law, and Leadership (any term / any semester)

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