European intellectual property Law (wykład) - 2017/2018

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr hab. Marcin Trzebiatowski prof. KUL
Organising unit:Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration - Instytut Europeistyki
Number of hours (week/semester): 1/15
ECTS code:00000-0200-0200WYK0000
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
To acquaint students with the concept, scope and sources of law regarding the protection of intellectual property, including in relation to copyright and industrial property law, in addition to the key theoretical and practical issues in this field, then reviewing literature and case law in relation to selected issues, as well as the ability to independently solve problems within the aforementioned issues, including the ability to search for source materials to analyze a given issue.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge in the field of civil and commercial (commercial) law is required.
Learning outcomes
KNOWLEDGE
K_W04 Knows the mechanisms of economic, social and political integration in Europe
K_W07 knows the rules of the European Union, the nature of EU law, the EU system of legal protection and has knowledge about European Union policies and principles of economic cooperation between member states
K_W08 Knows and understands the basic concepts of industrial property and copyright protection
SKILLS
K_U03 Is able to analyze EU law sources and knows the mechanisms for their interpretation
K_U04 Is able to determine the position of economic and social entities in the internal market
SOCIAL COMPETENCES (ATTITUDES)
K_K01 Has the ability to creatively participate in the labor market
K_K03 Understands the need for constant mobility in the labor market
K_K04 Is able to participate in social, political and economic initiatives
Teaching method
Word: lecture, discussion, individual conversation;
Watch: multimedia presentations, official documents; law; pleadings,
Practical: legal acts for description and analysis; case studies, group work, case study, discourse.
Course content description
In terms of knowledge:
1. familiarize students with the most important concepts
in the field of intellectual property protection, both with regard to copyright and industrial property rights, including with particular reference to European law;
2. familiarize students with the basic standards regarding the aforementioned law, including such standards in the national, international and European legal order and mutual legal relations between the said legal norms from various legal orders;
3. explanation of the specificity of intellectual property protection problems, including characterization, their causes and effects, in particular practical ones, in particular in the field of European law;
4. acquainting students with the possibilities and limitations in obtaining and using intellectual property rights, including with particular reference to European law.
5. familiarize students with the prospects for the development of legal regulations regarding the protection of intellectual property, including with particular reference to European law.
In terms of skills:
1. to develop skills in the use of basic concepts in the field of intellectual property protection; getting to know and understanding the role of this field of law in the modern world; understanding and the essence of objects of protection (of intellectual property); getting to know the formal conditions (procedures) for obtaining protection for intellectual property; learning about the purpose and meaning of rules for the protection of intellectual property and obtaining and using protection of intellectual property rights, including in particular European law;
2. to develop skills in using various sources of law and other documents, including electronic collections (databases) of data on objects of intellectual property protection, as well as skills in interpreting legal provisions and other documents;
3. to develop the ability to solve simple legal problems independently; obtaining information about various events and verifying them using various sources of communication;
4. to develop the ability to use in speech
and writing terminology applicable in the field of intellectual property protection, as
and using this terminology in a coherent and understandable way with various recipients.
In the field of social competences:
1. to develop the skill of appropriate and factual assessment of priorities serving the implementation of a specific or imposed task and to appreciate the use of factual assessment of phenomena in the field of intellectual property protection, including information on the subject of evaluation and avoidance of unilaterality;
2. to develop the ability to use the acquired knowledge in professional practice;
3. to develop a reliable skill
and responsible approach to problems, especially practical problems.
Forms of assessment
Preparation and presentation of multimedia (preferably) presentations during the classes on a selected but agreed topic regarding the protection of intellectual property or the preparation of a semester work on such a topic.
Required reading list
Basic literature:
1. J. Pila, P. Torremans, European Intellectual Property Law, Oxford 2016;
2. T. Aplin, J. Davis, Intellectual Property Law. Text, Cases and Materials, Oxford 2017;
3. H. Norman, Intellectual Property Law Directions, Oxford 2014.

Supplementary literature:
1. A. Kur, T. Dreier, European Intellectual Property Law. Text, Cases and Materials, Cheltenham (UK)/Northampton (USA) 2013;
2. J. Rosen, European Intellectual Property Law, Cheltenham (UK)/Northampton (USA) 2016;
3. S. Frankel, D.J. Gervais, Advanced Introduction to International Intellectual Property, Cheltenham (UK)/Northampton (USA) 2016.
Field of study: European Union Law
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year II - Semester 3
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Examination