Munich Session Organization and Schedule

The program will consist of one two-and-a-half-week session.  The session will run May 14-30, 2020. The program will include two off-site visits to such IP-related locations as the European Patent Office, BMW, or the DPMA, which will be a required portion of the mandatory course taken by all students.  Study visits are held on the second Friday and third Thursday of the session.

Students should plan to be in Munich Thursday and Friday the first week, Monday through Friday of the second week, and Monday through Saturday of the third week. Participants should plan to arrive no later than Wednesday, May 13, 2020. 

Final examinations are scheduled for Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30.  Please note that some courses may require final papers or writing assignments rather than final examinations and that professors reserve the right to adjust the examination date. The method of evaluation for each course is indicated in parentheses after the description of that course below. Students must enroll in two electives and the mandatory course, for a total of 3 courses.  We reserve the right to limit enrollment in an elective course due to seating capacity. Affected students will be informed if this becomes necessary.

2020 Summer Sessions Courses | May 14-30, 2020

Mandatory Course

  • European Intellectual Property Law

Elective Courses – Choose 2

  • Information Privacy Law (International Perspective)
  • International Intellectual Property Exhaustion
  • Internet Law
  • The Federal Circuit (International Perspective)