University of Michigan Law school






Law 827: Intellectual Property Workshop

Rebecca Eisenberg & Jessica Litman
Fall 2017
Thursdays, 4:10 pm — 6:10 p.m., 1070 SH


Course Description

This Workshop will feature presentations from scholars conducting research on intellectual property law and related topics. Students will prepare for these sessions by reading the papers and writing and submitting short critiques. The Workshop will also be open to the public. Faculty, students and staff from the law school and other University departments, and faculty from other universities in the area may attend particular sessions.


September 7: Paul Courant, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Economics, and Professor of Information, University of Michigan

September 14: Introduction to Intellectual Property Law #1: Trademark and Copyright Law

September 21: Introduction to Intellectual Property Law #2: Patent Law

September 28: Robert G. Bone, G. Rollie White Teaching Excellence Chair in Law, University of Texas

October 5: Mark Lemley, William H. Neukom Professor of Law, Stanford University

October 12: Rachel Sachs, Associate Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis

October 19: Annemarie Bridy, Professor of Law, University of Idaho

October 26: Gautam Hans, Clinical Fellow, University of Michigan

November 2: Catherine Fisk, Professor of Law, University of California-Berkeley

November 9: David Nimmer, Of Counsel, Irell & Manella and Professor from Practice, UCLA

November 16: Jonathan Weinberg, Professor of Law, Wayne State University

November 30: Camilla Hrdy, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Akron

December 3 (Sunday): Final class meeting


Past Intellectual Property Workshops