The course offers an in-depth exploration of legal issues surrounding the rapidly expanding field of nanotechnology. It aims to familiarize students with the intersection of technology and law, specifically focusing on nanotechnology, its development, and regulation. Topics include intellectual property rights, environmental, health, and safety issues, ethical considerations, liability concerns, and regulatory frameworks.
Understand the scientific principles underlying nanotechnology and its applications.
Analyze the impact of nanotechnology on society, economy, and environment.
Grasp the intellectual property challenges and strategies related to nanotechnology.
Identify and analyze health, safety, and environmental issues connected to nanotechnology.
Understand the current regulatory frameworks governing nanotechnology.
Apply legal principles to hypothetical and real-life situations involving nanotechnology.
Critically evaluate the ethical considerations surrounding nanotechnology.