PHM 851 - Intellectual Property & Patent Law for Researchers
Fundamentals of intellectual property and patent law encountered by biomedical scientists, including issues of prevention, patent prosecution, and enforcement of patents in a litigation setting.
Strong reading and writing skills helpful. An undergraduate degree in the life sciences may also be helpful.
No textbooks required; electronic materials utilized.
Not open to Law students.
David Fazzolare, JD, MS David earned his JD from J. Reuben Clark Law School, clerked as a Patent Agent for Myriad Genetics, Inc., and holds a BS in Pharmacology from SUNY@StonyBrook and an MS in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University. He is a registered patent attorney who works at Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC. His practice focuses on helping clients strategically acquire patent protection worldwide, with particular emphasis on drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and biomedical devices
- Introduction to copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets
- Emerging trends and recent developments in biopharmaceutical patent law
- Research collaborations, technology transfer and university spinoffs
- Strategies for maximizing biopharmaceutical product life cycles
- Brand and generic drug patent battles under the Hatch-Waxman Act
- Research and clinical exemptions to patent infringement
- International patenting
- Resolution of patent conflicts under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act
- 730 MSU graduate students
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- 732 Lifelong (Out-state)