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Course 2018-2019 a.y.

30519 - EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION LAW AND DATA ECONOMY

BEMACS
Department of Law

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 25

BEMACS (7 credits - I sem. - OB  |  IUS/05)
Course Director:
MARIA LILLA' MONTAGNANI

Classes: 25 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 25: MARIA LILLA' MONTAGNANI


Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

The Course intends providing an overview of the main legal issues arising from the impact of information technology on all the relevant areas related to the evolution of individuals and the society, such as intellectual property rights online, software protection between copyright and patent law, digital copyright, information technologies and competition, information goods and information markets, big data, open data, data reuse, data and text-mining, and online platforms and the law.

CONTENT SUMMARY

In order to offer reliable testimonies as to how firms actually operate in the digital environment against the legal backdrop discussed in class, the course welcomes guests from international companies.


Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Know the main legal issues arising from the impact of information technology on all the relevant areas related to the evolution of individuals and the society.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Estimate the impact of technology on the regulation of intellectual property rights, software protection, digital copyright, competition, information goods and information markets, big data, open data, data reuse, data and text-mining.
  • In order to offer reliable testimonies as to how firms actually operate in the digital environment against the legal backdrop discussed in class, the Course welcomes guests from international companies.

Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Guest speaker's talks (in class or in distance)
  • Exercises (exercises, database, software etc.)
  • Group assignments
DETAILS

The students divided in groups are required to carry out data-mining of legal texts.


Assessment methods
  Continuous assessment Partial exams General exam
  • Written individual exam (traditional/online)
  •     x
  • Group assignment (report, exercise, presentation, project work etc.)
  •     x
    ATTENDING STUDENTS
    • Written exam (60%): one open question
    • Group Project (40%)
    NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS
    • Written exam (100%): one open question + multiple choice questions.

    Teaching materials
    ATTENDING AND NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Powerpoint presentations used in class, coupled with specific material for each topic covered (mainly academic papers), are the compulsory reading. They are made available on the Bboard platform.

    Last change 04/06/2018 10:25