|CLASS CODE:||CS 303||CREDITS: 0.5|
|DIVISION:||PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING|
|DEPARTMENT:||ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Overview of intellectual property rights relative to computing including copyright, patents, trademarks, and piracy.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Intellectual property rights overview; Copyright, including fair use; Patents; Trademarks; Software piracy; Transnational issues.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Describe copyright, including fair use, patent, and trademark.
2. Differentiate what is (and is not) protected by copyright, patent, and trademark.
3. Knows the basic concepts of international intellectual property right protection.
4. Identifies the consequences of software piracy on software developers.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Class attendance is required and is part of the grade.
Each student is required to participate in group discussions.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|