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Course 2018-2019 a.y.

50194 - EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

Department of Law

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31

DES-ESS (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  12 credits IUS/04)
Course Director:
MARIA LILLA' MONTAGNANI

Classes: 31 (II sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: MARIA LILLA' MONTAGNANI


Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

The course offers the complete picture of European Copyright Law through the analysis of the European directives (12 classes) and the discussion of the European Courts’ decisions (12 classes). Each week the study of a specific aspect of copyright law (for example subject matter, creativity, infringement etc.) is complemented by the examination of the main decisions that implement that specific aspect. CopyrightX option: parallel to the European Copyright Law course, students are offered the option to integrate the EU copyright framework with the US perspective by following online the CopyrightX classes provided by Harvard Law School and by reading and discussing (during the 12 classes dedicated to case discussion) also some relevant US decisions.

CONTENT SUMMARY
  • Copyright justification and rationale (CopyrightX option: Copyright theories).
  • European directives on Copyright (US Copyright Act).
  • European Digital Copyright (Digital Millennium Copyright Act).

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Analyse complex scenario involving IPRs.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Provide opinions to parties involved in a copyright litigation.

Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Guest speaker's talks (in class or in distance)
  • Interactive class activities (role playing, business game, simulation, online forum, instant polls)
DETAILS

Students are required, each week, to attend a face-to-face class and a seminar. During the latter scenarios are discussed by students divided in groups.


Assessment methods
  Continuous assessment Partial exams General exam
  • Written individual exam (traditional/online)
  •     x
  • Active class participation (virtual, attendance)
  •     x
    ATTENDING STUDENTS
    • 80% written exam.
    • 20% partecipation.
    NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS
    • 80% written exam.
    • 20% individual essay.

    Teaching materials
    ATTENDING AND NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Slides, articles and decisions made available on the platform.

    Last change 07/06/2018 18:27