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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

STS 216 - Intellectual Property, Engineering, and Society


Examines U.S. intellectual property law (including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and unfair competition law) as it affects engineers and engineering, with particular emphasis on information technology, the open source movement, and biotechnology.  It also critically considers the impact of recent, massive increases in the scope of intellectual property law subject coverage on technological innovation, technological creativity, business strategy, public welfare, and global competitiveness. (IR)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: STS 101 or equivalent.

Credits: 3