Submitted By:Kamaila A. Sanders, The University of Pennsylvania
Date:June 30, 2011
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
Students will begin this lesson by reviewing key intellectual property rights such as copyrights, patents and trademarks. Then they will read the Knowledge@Wharton article: “Are Efforts to Extend Patent and Copyright Laws Good for Business or Good for Society?” and discuss the implications of copyright and patent extensions on innovation and society.