This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):
The design of a regulation has extensive implications for both government and industry stakeholders. Students explore performance-based and prescriptive regulations and discuss the impact on the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders, as well as concerns for compliance and enforcement. Students examine how patents, trademarks and copyrights relate to regulatory issues. Using case studies, students classify regulations, relate regulations to pertinent legislation and investigate the implications of a new or evolved technology, performance or process standard.