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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LawShelf Educational Media | Evaluated Learning Experience

Patent Law (IPL-401)


Various (self-study, self-paced).

Various, distance learning format.

December, 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

At the completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss the role of patents in the landscape of intellectual property law; differentiate between utility patents, design patents, and plant patents; describe of the role of the patent attorney; explain how to execute patent searches, applications, and maintenance in the patent application process; and apply the remedies available for patent infringement to the appropriate circumstances.


This course focuses on of patent law, including the role of patents in the landscape of intellectual property, patent requirements, patent procedure and enforcement. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category OR in the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Intellectual Property Law (6/21).