Property Rights: Legal Aspects

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/04
Language
English
Learning objectives
This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the essential principles of intellectual law, to provide students with an understanding of the laws, of the process of obtaining and enforcing patents and trademarks. Given that companies and organisations increasingly operate across national boundaries the module focus on how intellectual property rights operates in different national context and how to coordinate intellectual property protection across the main jurisdiction.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
IUS/04 - BUSINESS LAW - University credits: 9
Lessons: 60 hours
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
· What is intellectual property law;
· Patentable subject matter, novelty, inventive step/non obviousness, adequate disclosure and enablement, claim interpretation and infringement , remedies; Unitary Patent and Unitary Patent Court system.
· Acquisition of trademark right, use vs. registration, trademark registrability and rights (distinctiveness, three -dimensional mark), infringement (likelihood of confusion and well known trademarks), defences (fair use), remedies, International enforcement.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
· What is intellectual property law;
· Patentable subject matter, novelty, inventive step/non obviousness, adequate disclosure and enablement, claim interpretation and infringement , remedies; Unitary Patent and Unitary Patent Court system.
· Acquisition of trademark right, use vs. registration, trademark registrability and rights (distinctiveness, three -dimensional mark), infringement (likelihood of confusion and well known trademark), defences (fair use), remedies, International enforcement.
Lesson period
First trimester
Lesson period
First trimester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi