This course is intended to provide a set of analytical tools for the students to understand and apply intellectual property legal system. Hot topics and crucial issues of intellectual property protection in China will be discussed from local and global perspectives.
Using case method, this course offers a broad introduction of intellectual property, explores its content and features, provides practical training — teaches how to identify, manage, use and protect intellectual property rights. This course focuses on patent, also introduces trademark, copyright and trade secret. In order to deepen and broaden students’ knowledge and understanding, this course also pays particular attention to cutting-edge issues, such as international intellectual property system, gene patent, patent pool and technical standards, etc.