MVV69K International and European Intellectual Property Law

Faculty of Law
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
JUDr. Radim Charvát, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Vladimír Týč, CSc. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
JUDr. Radim Charvát, Ph.D., LL.M.
Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Jana Dopitová
Supplier department: Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MVV69K/01: Mon 25. 2. to Fri 17. 5. Mon 10:00–11:40 133, R. Charvát
MVV69K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. R. Charvát
Prerequisites (in Czech)
MP505Zk Intellectual Property || MP511Zk Intellectual Property || OBOR ( MUS ) || OBOR ( MUSPraF )
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: 10/25, only registered: 0/25
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The purpose of this one-semester course is to provide students the basic knowledge relating to the international aspects of protection of the intellectual property rights (international treaties) and the legal regulation contained in the EU law. The main objective of the course is the understanding of a necessity of the international dimension of protection of the particular industrial property rights and copyright. Students will be provided with the ability to find appropriate methods and means of protection in various cases.
  • 1. International dimension of the intellectual property, sources (an overview of the international treaties), international organizations (WIPO, WTO)
  • 2. Protection of copyright and related rights under international treaties, harmonization of copyright and related rights in the EU, digital environment, protection of computer programs and integrated circuits
  • 3. Industrial designs – international registration, protection within the EU
  • 4. Trademarks – international treaties, the Madrid system for the International Registration of Marks, Community trademark, related case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • 5. Geographical indications and designations of origin - international and EU protection
  • 6. Patents – basic concepts, international treaties, another protection of inventions, PCT and EPC, EU "unitary patent"
  • 7. Disposition with the intellectual property rights - international license and franchising contract
  • 8. Remedies of protection and enforcement of rights
  • 9. Exhaustion of intellectual property rights
    recommended literature
  • WIPO Intellectual Property Handbook available in the Library or at
Teaching methods
interactive lecture, seminar
Assessment methods
fulfillment of class assignments (for instance, reading of case-law) and final test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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