R. Polk Wagner

Polk Wagner focuses his research and teaching in intellectual property law and policy, with a special interest in patent law. He has written over 20 articles (see them here) on topics ranging from an empirical analysis of judicial decision-making in the patent law to the First Amendment status of software programs. His work has appeared in the Stanford Law Review, Columbia Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, among several others. He is the author (with Professor Craig Nard) of Patent Law: Concepts and Insights (Foundation Press 2008). He is a frequent lecturer on intellectual property topics worldwide.
Prior to joining the Penn Law faculty in 2000, Wagner served as a clerk to Judge Raymond C. Clevenger III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He holds degrees from Stanford Law School, the University of Michigan, the College of Charleston, and was the 1994-95 Roger M. Jones Fellow at the London School of Economics.
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Intellectual Property in the Healthcare Industry (Coursera)

This course begins with an overview of general intellectual property law in the United States, then examines how the policy choices behind those laws shapes the behavior of major players in the healthcare industry. We will examine how patents and trademarks shape the behavior of pharmaceutical companies, and how [...]
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Patent Law (Coursera)

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Patent Law (Coursera)
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In our modern technologically-based economy, the creation and enforcement of patent rights can make or break a business. With record numbers of patents being issued every year, the stakes for inventors (and, indeed, their lawyers) continue to rise, even as the patent law and its administration faces growing criticism. [...]
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Introduction to Intellectual Property (Coursera)

Intellectual property is the currency of the tech world, with the world’s most valuable intellectual property assets dwarfing the value of their real-world counterparts. Apple’ trademarked brand was valued at over $100 billion as of 2017. J.K. Rowling’s Harry potter franchise has generated over $25 billion to date. But [...]
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Intellectual Property Law and Policy - Part 2: Copyright and Trademark Laws (edX)

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Intellectual Property Law and Policy - Part 2: Copyright and Trademark Laws (edX)
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Explore the theories of copyright and trademark laws and policy implications in this IP law course.
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Intellectual Property Law and Policy - Part 1: IP and Patent Laws (edX)

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Intellectual Property Law and Policy - Part 1: IP and Patent Laws (edX)
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Explore the legal doctrines at the core of the innovation economy and learn how legal rights and information shape our lives.
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