This course will provide developers, vendors and users of computer systems with basic knowledge of intellectual property law as applied to software and the Internet – including strategies for protection of software and Internet content from piracy, and legal considerations involved in the marketing and sales of software and computer systems. Topics will include copyright, trade secret, trademark and patent law as applied to software and the Internet. Particular focus will be on the eligibility of different types of software related inventions to patent, copyright, and trademark protection.
Course Number: BUSA-40391
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)