Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGST 213 - Intellectual Property Law

(G and TP/SS only)

A review of the laws which form the basis for what is commonly known as intellectual property. Students will examine the laws associated with copyrights, patents, and trademarks. Specific topics will include how those laws are used to protect trade secrets and creative rights; which trade secrets and creative rights may be protected; penalties for violation of the intellectual property rights of another; and how one goes about applying for the protections offered by those laws. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): LGST 210  or consent of department.  Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Explain how patents, copyrights, and trademarks are utilized to protect trade secrets and creative works.
  • Define patent, copyright, and trademarks and describe the protections provided or associated with each.
  • Understand the application process for patents, copyrights, and trademarks.
  • Describe how intellectual property law is being utilized for new and expanding ideas, products, and services related to our growing information/technology based economy.

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