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Gregory Phelan
Van Hoesen Hall, Room 219-2
Phone: 607-753-4323
Fax: 607-753-5928

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SCI 525 - Innovation and Invention

Examination of the process of scientific and technological innovation and invention. Topics include the difference between innovation and invention, the impact of technological innovation and invention, patents versus trade secrets, and an introduction to reading, writing and submitting patents in the sciences.

Prerequisite: 16 credit hours in science and/or mathematics or graduate standing.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide