On this page, you'll find some suggested readings for the course. They are arranged to match each week's lecture content. Note: these are links to external webpages outside of the course and the edX platform. Neither edX nor the IPLAW1x Team controls the content of these pages.
An article discussing why the "sharks" on the TV show Shark Tank like to think about IP rights: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/252522
Read about Prof. Wagner's paper, co-authored with University of Pennsylvania Law School professor David Abrams, on the impact of first-to-file on small inventors, here on the Freakonomics blog: http://freakonomics.com/2011/09/20/will-first-to-file-hurt-small-inventors/