PrF:MVV7917K Private Int. Law and Internet - Course Information

MVV7917K Private International Law, Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
JUDr. Tereza Kyselovská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Kateřina Zabloudilová (assistant)
JUDr. Tereza Kyselovská, Ph.D.
Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Jana Dopitová
Supplier department: Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Mon 24. 9. to Fri 21. 12. each odd Thursday 16:00–17:40 214
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MVV7917K/01: Mon 1. 10. to Fri 21. 12. each even Thursday 16:00–17:40 214, T. Kyselovská
MVV7917K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. T. Kyselovská
MP504Z Private International Law I
Good knowledge of basic institutes and principles of private international law.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 23/25, only registered: 1/25
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of this subject is the analysis of the most important principles, instruments and connecting factors of private international law in the context of modern information technologies and the Internet. The emphasis is given on the problematic aspects of these instruments. The main objectives can be summarized as follows: to become deeper acquainted with the instruments existing mainly in the European judicial area; to gain the ability to recognise the problematic aspects of this instruments; to become acquainted with the relevant case law ; to obtain the ability to analyze this case law.
  • Approaches to private international law - traditional and in the online context
  • Approaches to the Internet, its characteristics
  • Legal sources (national, international, European), international organizations (UNCITRAL, OECD, Hague Conference on Private International Law)
  • Theories of Internet Regulation
  • Analysis of PIL principles, rules and connecting factors Contractual and non-contractual obligations in the online context
  • E-commerce, Regulation Rome I
  • Online consumer contracts, Regulation Rome I
  • Online delicts/torts, Regulation Rome II
  • Private international law and intellectual property rigths in the online context
  • Jurisdictional rules - Brussels I Regulation
  • Online Dispute Resolutions, online arbitration
    required literature
  • SVANTESSON, Dan Jerker B. Private international law and the internet. Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2007. xxi, 440. ISBN 9041125167. info
Teaching methods
Seminars and lectures, analysis of the case law, class discussion, homeworks.
Assessment methods
Weekly assingnments, home study of case law, class dicussion on problematic aspects.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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