SRJC Course Outlines

7/31/2021 2:34:58 AMCS 101 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 101Title:  INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY  
Full Title:  Intellectual Property in the Digital World
Last Reviewed:2/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course will cover the different intellectual property (IP) protections related to digital creations. Students will also gain an appreciation of the strategies to guard against infringing upon another's intellectual property rights in the digital world.This course provides students with an overview of the different forms of IP. It will analyze the creations that patents, copyrights, and trademarks protect, with an emphasis on digital creations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course will cover the different intellectual property (IP) protections related to digital creations. Students will also gain an appreciation of the strategies to guard against infringing upon another's intellectual property rights in the digital world.This course provides students with an overview of the different forms of IP. It will analyze the creations that patents, copyrights, and trademarks protect, with an emphasis on digital creations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable

Approval and Dates
Version:01Course Created/Approved: 2/26/2018
Version Created:1/5/2018Course Last Modified:12/22/2020
Submitter:Donald LairdCourse Last Full Review:2/26/2018
Version Status:Approved New Course (First Version)Prereq Created/Approved:2/26/2018
Version Status Date:2/26/2018Semester Last Taught:
Version Term Effective:Fall 2018Term Inactive:


COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Differentiate between different types of intellectual property protection.
2.  Analyze a given scenario to determine which type of intellectual property protection is
    appropriate.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
 
1.   Identify the different forms of IP protection available in the United States.
2.   Explain the four types of trademarks and state examples of each kind.
3.   Outline the benefits of establishing trademark protection.
4.   Explain the grounds for trademark infringement and the remedies available to the trademark
      holder.
5.   List the creative works that are eligible for copyright protection.
6.   Explain the grounds for infringing on another's copyright.
7.   Describe the alternative forms of copyright protection.
8.   Explain the philosophy underlying the granting of patents in the United States.
9.   Demonstrate an understanding of how the U.S. patent system affects the U.S. economy.
10. List the criteria that makes an invention eligible for a patent.
11. Demonstrate an understanding of one's options in enforcing one's patent rights and in
      defending against patent infringement.

Topics and Scope
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I. Understanding Intellectual Property
    A. Terms and definitions
    B. Forms of protection available
    C. Ethics of intellectual property
II. Trademarks
    A. Types of works which are eligible
    B. Different forms
    C. Benefits of establishing
     D. Infringement
         1. How to defend
         2. Kinds of infringement
III. Copyright
    A. Types of works which are eligible
    B. Infringement
         1. Ease of infringing digital works
         2. Kinds of infringement
         3. How to defend
    C. Alternative forms
         1. Creative commons
         2. Open source
    D. Fair use provisions
IV. Patents
    A. Types of works which are eligible
    B. Infringement
         1. How to defend
         2. Kinds of infringement
    C. Impacts on US economy

Assignments:
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1. Reading of 10-20 pages per week
2. Viewing of 1-4 videos per week
3. Quizzes (1  -3)
4. Final exam
5. Written case studies (2 - 4)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Case studies
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Intangible Advantage: Understanding Intellectual Property in the New Economy. Kline, David and Kahnke, Randall and Krupka, Robert. The Michelson 20MM Foundation, Inc. 2016

OTHER REQUIRED ELEMENTS

Student Preparation
 Matric Assessment Required:ERequires English Assessment
 Prerequisites-generate description:NPNo Prerequisite
 Advisories-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
 Prereq-provisional:NNO
 Prereq/coreq-registration check:NNo Prerequisite Rules Exist
 Requires instructor signature:NInstructor's Signature Not Required
   
BASIC INFORMATION, HOURS/UNITS & REPEATABILITY
 Method of instruction:02Lecture
 Area department:CSComputer Studies
 Division:72Arts & Humanities
 Special topic course:NNot a Special Topic Course
 Program Status:2Not Certificate/Major Applicable
 Repeatability:00Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
 Repeat group id:  
   
SCHEDULING
 Audit allowed:NNot Auditable
 Open entry/exit:NNot Open Entry/Open Exit
 Credit by Exam:NCredit by examination not allowed
 Budget code: Program:0000Unrestricted
 Budget code: Activity:0701Computer & Information Science
   
OTHER CODES
Disciplines:Computer Information Systems
 Basic Skills:NNot a Basic Skills Course
 Level below transfer:YNot Applicable
 CVU/CVC status:NNot Distance Ed
 Distance Ed Approved:N
 Emergency Distance Ed Approved:N
 Non-credit category:YNot Applicable, Credit Course
 Classification:YLiberal Arts and Sciences Courses
 SAM classification:CClearly Occupational
 TOP code:0707.00Computer Software Development
 Work-based learning:NDoes Not Include Work-Based Learning
 DSPS course:NNO
 In-service:NNot an in-Service Course

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