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Module LA0173 - Intellectual Property
SYNOPSIS OF MODULE
This unit examines national and European Law governing intellectual property rights, common law and statute.
This module is being taught on a distance learning basis with the provision of comprehensive learning materials and assessment by way of written assignment.
INDICATIVE READING LIST OR OTHER LEARNING RESOURCES
Cornish, W R (1999) Cases and Materials on Intellectual Property, 3rd ed, Sweet & Maxwell
Cornish, W R (1999) Intellectual Property Patents, Copyright, Trade Marks and Allied Rights, 4th ed., Sweet & Maxwell
Rickett & Austin (2000) International Intellectual Property & The Common Law World, Hart Publishing UK.
Tritton, G. (2002) Intellectual Property in Europe, 2nd ed. Sweet & Maxwell
(1997) Butterworths Intellectual Property Law Handbook, 3rd ed. Butterworths
(1998) Encyclopedia of UK & European Patent Law, (1998). Sweet & Maxwell
European Intellectual Property Law Review. Sweet & Maxwell
the nature of IP rights.
copyright and related rights
AIMS OF MODULE
To examine intellectual property rights in an international, EU and domestic context.
To encourage the development of critical and analytical abilities in the interpretation of and application of the law.
To develop research and communication skills.
By the end of this module students will be able to:
1 Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the substantive law governing Intellectual Property rights in an international, European and domestic context.
2 Critically analyse the interpretation of the legal rules in this area of law.
3 Critically evaluate the effectiveness of the respective statute and case law in relation to the protection of Intellectual Property rights.
4 Apply the legal rules to find solutions to complex legal problems.
5 Demonstrate an ability to conduct enhanced legal research in this area of law.
Legal Research in Commercial Law
DISTANCE LEARNING DELIVERY
For distance learning delivery only:
• Students will receive a hard copy workbook and associated textbook(s) and where necessary supplementary materials
• In addition the materials will be made available via the e-learning portal and students will have the ability to hypertext link to online data
• Students will be provided with access to online databases
• Students will have access to the university library and the library's services for distance learning students
• Students will be given the names of their tutors and support staff to contact (by email and telephone) in relation to the module
• Students will have the opportunity to communicate via the e-learning portal
LEARNING, TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY
This module is taught by means of distance learning. Students are given extensive materials (including access to online databases), which guide them through their studies. In addition to which students are expected to undertake further directed and independent study. Students are given opportunities of submitting formative assessments prior to submitting their summative assessment.
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