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Course Name Intellectual Property Litigation
Course Code LAWL 6907
Course Credits 3.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Anti-requisite: LAW 6907P - Intellectual Property Litigation
Course Description

The course involves formal lectures by the Instructor and invited guests. The lectures will be supplemented by class discussions. The required readings are central to the course. The lectures and tutorials will serve to enrich, clarify, and illustrate crucial issues from the assigned readings An expanded course outline follows: The course will offer an overview to intellectual property litigation. Most intellectual property cases are litigated in the Federal Court of Canada, which has its own unique rules and procedure. Recent amendments to the Federal Courts Rules, particularly in respect of expert evidence and summary trials, offer litigants a number of options in pursuing their claims, each with advantages and disadvantages. The course will consider both the practical differences between different types of proceedings, and the policy rationale underlying the Rules.

Upcoming Offerings

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Specialization Intellectual Property Law
Status Elective
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 8.5h Substantive; .5h Professionalism Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

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