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Course 2019-2020 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: LAURA ZOBOLI


Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

The purpose of the course is to critically discuss the interplay between competition law, intellectual property (IP) law and digital technologies.

CONTENT SUMMARY

After providing a general overview of the relevant competition law and IP categories, the course will cover the legal challenges arising from the management of data, data and market power, software patentability, inventiveness and artificial intelligence.


Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • identify and address the main legal issues arising from digital technologies in information law, competition law and IP.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • apply the legal framework of information law, competition law and IP to concrete cases.


Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Guest speaker's talks (in class or in distance)
  • Group assignments
DETAILS

There are three types of classes:

  • Theory lectures: Lectures are guided by the instructor. Students are asked to actively participate in class and to read in advance the material provided.
  • Guest lectures: Guests will present their view and a discussion will follow.
  • Case study presentations: groups of students (5/7) will present a case study, following the instructions of the lecturers.

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

    To be considered as attending, students should take part in the class presentation and attend at least 75% of the lectures.

     

    • Written exam: one open question + multiple choice questions (2/3)
    • Class presentation (1/3)
    NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS
    • Written exam: two open questions + multiple choice questions (100%)

    Teaching materials
    ATTENDING AND NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Slides used in class, coupled with specific material for each topic covered (case-law, academic papers, news articles), uploaded on the Bboard platform.

    Last change 01/06/2019 19:27