Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Virginia’s courses cover not just the basic forms of intellectual property — patent, copyright and trademark — and common issues of unfair competition, but also the challenges posed by international law and the Internet. Advanced colloquia in property rights offer students a chance to explore theoretical and practical issues.

The following is a list of courses offered during the current and two previous academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2015-16 is coded (16), 2016-17 is coded (17) and 2017-18 is coded (18).

Courses and Seminars

Advanced Patent Law (17,18)
Bioethics and the Law (16,17)
Communications Law (17)
Computer Crime (17,18)
Copyright Law (16,17,18)
Cultural Property (SC) (16,17,18)
Current Issues in Forensic Science (17,18)
Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law (17)
Current Issues in U.S. and International Patent Law (16)
Cyber Law and Policy (16,18)
Emerging Growth Companies and Venture Capital Financing: Principles and Practice (16,17,18)
Intellectual Property Law Policy (16,17,18)
International Intellectual Property (16)
Israeli Business Law and Innovation (SC) (16,17,18)
Law of Body Parts (SC) (16)
Legal Practice and the Startup Company: An Inside Look (SC) (16,17,18)
Patent Law (16,17,18)
Survey of Patent, Copyright, Trademark (16,17,18)
Trade Secrets: History, Theory and Practice (SC) (17)
Trademark Law (16,18)


Patent and Licensing Clinic I (16,17,18)
Patent and Licensing Clinic II (16,17,18)