Courses and study plans / Commercial Law
3774 Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Law I
|Period: 1||2.9.2013 - 18.10.2013|
|Department||Accounting and Commercial Law|
The aim of the course is to give a thorough understanding of the key concepts and
principles of substantive intellectual property law (especially copyright, trademark, patent, and design law). Topics include the requirements for protection & scope of protection of IP rights in the European Union.
After having successfully completed the course the course the students will be able to:
- master general knowledge of fundamental concepts of intellectual property law
- analyze and apply principles of IP law in a global setting
Language of Instruction
This course is part of the M.Sc. program in intellectual property law. Other students are welcome. However, the professor may limit the number of other students. There are no pre-requisites for students in the M.Sc. program in intellectual property law. Other students: Immaterial- och konkurrensrätt or similar basic course in intellectual property law.
Lectures, exercises, self-study, term paper.
MacQueen, H., Waelde, C. & Laurie, G. (2010). Contemporary Intellectual Property. Law and Policy. Oxford University Press.
Lecture notes, slides, articles and cases as pointed out by the instructor. All articles, slides as well as cases are required for the exam.
Evaluation and Examination
Written examination (80 % of the grade), which is based on the literature (including lectures), term paper (20 % of the grade)
Lee, Na Ri
The students are also expected to learn the contents of lecture notes. The lecture notes will be made available during the course on the website.