LL.M. Intellectual Property and Technology Law Curriculum 2006-2007

updated 11/10/06

Students in the LL.M. in Intellectual Property & Technology Law graduate program must take a minimum of 24 total credit hours of courses which are part of the Intellectual Property (IP) Law Curriculum, including one course which will satisfy the “seminar requirement” (see courses with the § notation below). Below are the IP curriculum courses being offered in 2006-2007 and the tentative list of courses scheduled to be offered in 2007-2008. Courses in the IP Curriculum that are considered “related” (not core) include the word “related” after the course name. Each course is worth 3 units, unless indicated otherwise. Full course descriptions for 2006-2007 are found in the 2006-2007 Law School Course Directory (which can be found on the Law School’s website - /registrar/pages.aspx?id=2124)

Fall 2006: Spring 2007:
  • Administrative Law (related)
    - Levin
  • Antitrust (related)
    - Ellis
  • §Biomedical Research Law/Policy Seminar (related)
    - Dresser
  • Censorship/Free Expression, 2 units
    - Kahn/Sableman
  • Entertainment Law Pl/Dr, 2 units
    - Mathes/Michelman
  • * IP & Business Formation Legal Clinic, 6 units
    - Deal
  • IP Licensing: IP & E-Commerce Pl/Dr
    - Fendell
  • IP Litigation
    - Upchurch/Warren/Wheelock
  • International Law (related)
    Mutharika
  • Patent Law
    - Kieff
  • Speech, Press & the Constitution (related)
    - Richards
  • Theory of Property Rights (related)
    - Drobak/North
  • Trademark Practice
    - Chicoine/Jennings
  • Advanced IP Topics
    - Upchurch
  • American Indian Law (related)
    - Gunn
  • Copyright & Related Rights
    - McManis
  • * IP & Business Formation Legal Clinic, 6 units
    - Deal
  • §International IP Law Seminar
    - McManis
  • §International Investment Law Seminar (related)
    -Mutharika
  • Internet Law: Emerging Issues, 2 units
    - Fendell/Sableman
  • §Law & Economics of Patents Seminar
    -  Kieff
  • §Legal Issues in Reality/Non-Fiction Works Seminar
    - Rothman
  • Management & Evaluation of IP Assets
    - Kepler/Hoffman
  • Patent Drafting
    - Warren/Wheelock
  • Regulating Drugs & Other Medical Technologies
    (related)
    - Dresser
  • Sports Law Planning & Drafting (related) - Brockmeyer/Moberly
  • Trademarks & Unfair Competition
    - Rothman
Fall 2007(Tentative): Spring 2008 (Tentative):
  • Administrative Law (related)
    - Levin
  • Antitrust (related)
    - Ellis
  • Censorship/Free Expression, 2 units
    - Kahn/Sableman
  • Copyright & Related Rights - McManis
  • Entertainment Law Pl/Dr, 2 units
    - Mathes/Michelman
  • § Genetics Ethics, Law/Policy Seminar (related)
    - Dresser
  • Information Privacy Law (related), 2 units
    - Richards
  • * IP & Business Formation Legal Clinic, 6 units
    - Deal
  • IP Licensing: IP & E-Commerce Pl/Dr
    - Fendell
  • IP Litigation
    - Upchurch/Warren/Wheelock
  • International IP Law
    - McManis
  • International Law (related)
    -  Mutharika
  • Patent Law
    - Kieff  
  • Theory of Property Rights (related)
    - Drobak/North
  • Trademark Practice
    - Chicoine/Jennings
  • Advanced IP Topics
    - Upchurch
  • Bioethics & Law (related)
    - Dresser
  • * IP & Business Formation Legal Clinic, 6 units
    - Deal
  • § - IP Licensing - McManis
  • Internet Law: Emerging Issues, 2 units
    - Fendell/Sableman
  • §International Investment Law Seminar (related)
     - Mutharika
  • §Law & Economics of Patents Seminar
    - Kieff
  • Management & Evaluation of IP Assets
    - Kepler/Hoffman
  • Patent Drafting
    - Warren/Wheelock
  • § Right of Publicity Seminar - Rothman
  • Speech, Press & the Constitution (related)
    - Rothman
  • Trademarks & Unfair Competition
    - Rothman

§ = Course that satisfies the LL.M. IP/Tech Law seminar requirement - (Note that with Prof. McManis' permission, a Supervised Research, may also satisfy the seminar requirement.  Prof. McManis can be reached at mcmanis@wustl.edu, 314-935-6448).

* A very limited number of spots are available in the IP & Business Formation Legal Clinic as this is predominantly a clinic for JD students; Interested LL.M. students must contact Prof. David Deal (drdeal@wulaw.wustl.edu, 314-935-7960) to find out if there is space in the clinic and to request permission to enroll.