Hosted by SPARK Translational Research Program at Stanford School of Medicine and Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Winter 2020 Patent Law Course for Entrepreneurs is designed for and open to all students/post-docs with life sciences backgrounds to learn more about intellectual property law. The Patent Law course features a combination of lecture and interactive workshops. Students will be 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 – 1/16: IP 101 instructed by Anita Choi, J.D., M.B.A. and Matthew Chivvis, J.D.
Session 2 – 1/23: Patent Drafting instructed by James J. Mullen, Ph.D., J.D.
Session 3 – 1/30: Special Patent Topics instructed by Janet Xiao, Ph.D., J.D. and Anna Yuan, J.D.
Session 4 – 2/6: Other Life Science Legal Issues instructed by Bethany Hills, J.D. and Rufus Pichler, J.D.
Session 5 – 2/13: Panel discussion about a career in patent law
Moderated by: Anita Choi, J.D., M.B.A.
Panelists Include: Lisa Silverman, Ph.D., J.D., Sejin Ahn, Ph.D., J.D., John Chapman, Ph.D., J.D.
Thursday, January 16
Thursday, January 23
Thursday, January 30
Thursday, February 6
Thursday, February 13
5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.