Hosted by GSAS Harvard Biotech Club and Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Fall 2019 Patent Law Course is designed for students and post-docs with life sciences backgrounds to learn more about intellectual property law. The Course features a combination of lecture and interactive workshops. Students are introduced to Intellectual Property with an emphasis on key life science patent issues, the FDA and patent licensing. The sessions will teach students important elements of patent law through discussion of court cases and practical examples. Students will be introduced to the teaching style followed by U.S. law schools. The course is designed to familiarize students to life in a patent law firm.
Topics of Discussion:
Session 1 – IP 101, Michael R. Ward
Session 2 – Patent Drafting, James P. Mullen
Session 3 – Special Patent Topics, Janet Xiao and Anna Yuan
Session 4 – Other Life Science Legal Issues, Bethany Hills and Matthew Karlyn
Session 5 – Careers in Patent Law, Panel Discussion
Thursday, October 31; 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 7; 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 14; 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 21; 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Thursday, December 5; 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.