Through this course, we will explore all areas of intellectual property issues in practical business settings and learn how various doctrines on intellectual property law fit into the practices in business. Highlighting the importance of strategic thinking, the course will begin with a general discussion on the core aspects where IP become crucial strategic importance to businesses.
 A series of lectures featuring various industry practitioners and US visiting professors will be arranged, focusing on specific business models and cases in commercialization. Based on fact patterns of selected business case study, students will learn to identify relevant intellectual property rights and apply various doctrines in intellectual property laws to practices.