Patent Law

Law 2330.03, Fall 2015
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Rm 1003

Tuesdays 6:00
- 9:00 p.m.

Adjunct Professor:

Donald M. Cameron, Bereskin & Parr LLP
(416) 957-1171 dcameron@bereskinparr.com


Course Outline

(course materials)


Lecture Date

Lecture Topic

Lecturer

Sept. 1

Course Overview
Reading a Patent
The Creative Process

Don Cameron

Sept. 8

1. Introduction
14. Trade Secrets

Don Cameron

Sept. 15

2. What is an Invention? - patentable subject matter
- Computer Software Related Inventions

Don Cameron

Sept. 22

4. Claim Construction

Don Cameron

Sept. 29

- Biotechnology
3. The Application Process

Melanie Szweras

Oct. 6

4. Claim Construction (cont'd)
5. Infringement

Don Cameron

Oct. 13

6. Validity: Novelty/Anticipation

Don Cameron

Oct. 20

7. Validity: Inventiveness/Obviousness

Don Cameron

Oct. 27

8. Validity: Utility and Other Attacks

Don Cameron

Nov. 3

(No class)

 

Nov. 10

9. Notice of Compliance Drug Patent Procedures

Don Cameron

Nov. 17

10. Remedies
11. Intellectual Property Trial

Don Cameron

Nov. 24

The Business of Patents
12. Monetizing Patents
13. Licensing

Don Cameron

Dec. 1

Review/Practice Exam

Don Cameron

Index of Case Quotes      Patent Act        Patent Rules

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