University of Pennsylvania
Intellectual Property in the Healthcare Industry
University of Pennsylvania

Intellectual Property in the Healthcare Industry

This course is part of Healthcare Law Specialization

Taught in English

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R. Polk Wagner

Instructor: R. Polk Wagner

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What you'll learn

  • Identify the various forms of intellectual property protection available under U.S. Law

  • Understand the special intellectual property laws developed for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, especially as regards to drug patents

  • Examine how the law has responded to cutting-edge medical developments such as ownership of genetic material and genetic information

  • Recognize the variety of intellectual property strategies employed by healthcare-oriented businesses of all sizes

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module will introduce the concept of intellectual property and explain how it creates value. You will learn about the major forms of intellectual property protection in the United States - copyright, trademarks, and patents, as well as alternative forms of intellectual property protection.

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8 videos3 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Why have intellectual property protection at all? This module examines the effect of intellectual property law on the modern economy, and the policy reasons behind providing intellectual property protection.

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7 videos4 readings3 quizzes

This module will explore the innovative ways in which intellectual property law has responded to the unique demands and features of the modern healthcare industry.

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10 videos3 readings1 quiz

This module takes an in-depth look at the intellectual property strategies of three major healthcare companies: 23 and Me, Novartis, and Medtronic.

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5 videos3 readings2 quizzes

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4.9 (44 ratings)
R. Polk Wagner
University of Pennsylvania
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