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Science, Innovation and the Law (PUBLPOL 173)


The interaction of science, business and law: how scientific ideas are protected by law; the rights of those who invent, develop, and finance scientific discovery; the kinds of protections that apply; and how ideas are commercialized and brought to market. Guest speakers will include investors, start-up founders, scientists and inventors, and other relevant experts from IT, medical, pharma and biological sectors. The history of Silicon Valley will be examined as a paradigm for innovation. Prerequisite: Upper division course with preference given to upperclassmen.

Course ID: 
206 728
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