ILS Conditional assignments

CLASS 1 – MON., JUNE 6: INTRODUCTION TO IP AND ILS

First, read the Instructions and the Syllabus.

Second, read the study questions that follow the syllabus. They will help you with the readings.

Third, carefully read the materials. Fully brief cases and bring your printed briefs to class:

Finally, after you’ve read the assigned materials, answer the study questions. Be prepared to discuss the study questions and assigned readings in class. To answer the study questions, you will likely need to go back and reconsider the readings.

Note: Day 1 materials are available as a PDF available here.

CLASS 2 – TUES., JUNE 7: COPYRIGHTS

Skills in class: types of law, briefing cases, and reading statutes.

After class at 12:15PM. Recap on Day 1 for those who missed Monday’s class due to LSAT.

First, read the study questions. They will help you with the readings.

Second, carefully read the materials in the order shown below. Fully brief any cases and bring your printed briefs to class:

Finally, after you’ve read the assigned materials, answer the study questions. Be prepared to discuss the study questions and assigned readings in class. To answer the study questions, you will likely need to go back and reconsider the readings.

Note: Day 2 materials are available as a PDF available here.

CLASS 3 – WED., JUNE 8: PATENTS

Before class: Q&A with Professor Nathenson (briefing).

Skills in class: multiple-choice questions.

First, read the study questions. They will help you with the readings.

Second, carefully read the materials in the order shown below. Fully brief any cases and bring your printed briefs to class:

Finally, after you’ve read the assigned materials, answer the study questions and do the patent exercises. Be prepared to discuss all the materials in class. To answer the study questions, you will likely need to go back and reconsider the readings. To do the patent exercises, you will need to carefully review the statutes.

Note: Day 3 materials are available as a PDF available here.

 

CLASS 4 – THURS., JUNE 9: TRADEMARKS

Before class: Q&A with Professor Nathenson (reading statutes).

Skills in class: essays skills and IRAC.

Go to the registrar’s office and get your AGN (anonymous grading number). That number must remain anonymous, so do not reveal it to me.

First, read the study questions. They will help you with the readings.

Second, carefully read the materials in the order shown below. Fully brief any cases and bring your printed briefs to class:

Finally, after you’ve read the assigned materials, answer the study questions and do the trademark exercises. Be prepared to discuss all the materials in class. To answer the study questions, you will likely need to go back and reconsider the readings. To do the trademark exercises, you will need to carefully review the statutes.

Note: Day 4 materials are available as a PDF available here.

CLASS 5 – FRI., JUNE 10: STATE-LAW RIGHT OF PUBLICITY; REVIEW

Before class: Q&A with Professor Nathenson (essays and IRAC).

If you have not done so already, be sure to obtain your AGN from the registrar’s office. That number is confidential and you may not reveal it to me.

First, read the study questions. They will help you with the readings.

Second, carefully read the materials in the order shown below. Fully brief any cases and bring your printed briefs to class:

Finally, after you’ve read the assigned materials, answer the study questions. Be prepared to discuss the study questions and assigned readings in class. To answer the study questions, you will likely need to go back and reconsider the readings.

Note: Day 5 materials are available as a PDF available here.

SAT., JUNE 11: FINAL EXAMINATION

Final examination in Room 102 at 9:30AM.

The examination will be closed book. You will be provided, however, with a handout to use during the examination with statutory, Constitutional and other provisions.

Be sure to bring # 2 pencils for multiple-choice questions and pens for essays/short answers.

Laptops and electronic devices are not permitted to be used or consulted during the exam.

Revised June 7, 2016 (adding Q&A sessions and Tuesday session for LSAT students)