PrF:D2PIT04 Protection of information II - Course Information
D2PIT04 Protection of information in European and international law IIFaculty of Law
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. JUDr. Pavel Koukal, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Hana Jelínková
- This course does not have any prerequisites. General requirement for enrolment to this course is advanced knowledge of legal English incl. specific terminology of industrial property law.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- Fields of study the course is directly associated with
- Law Information and Communication Technologies (combined) (programme PrF, ICT_)
- Law Information and Communication Technologies (programme PrF, D-TPV4) (2)
- Law Information and Communication Technologies (programme PrF, ICT_)
- Course objectives
- The aim of the course is to explain and demonstrate the functioning of the intellectual property law protection of computer programs and discuss the relevant related problems.
- Learning outcomes
- Upon the completion of this course, students shall be able to:
Understand the essence of copyright and industrial property protection of computer programs;
Analyse international and European legislation on computer programs;
Identify and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the respective regimes of protection
- Software and computer program as legal asset;
- Copyright law and the protection of the creative expression of the idea;
- Patent law and the protection of the technical solution;
- Protection of the functionality of software;
- Case law of the CJEU and USA courts relating to the protection of computer programs
- Swinson, John, 1991. Copyright or Patent or Both: An Algorithmic Approach to Computer Software Protection. Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. 1992 1991. Vol. 5, p. 145–214.
- Pila, Justine; Torremans, Paul, 2016. European Intellectual Property Law. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-872991-4.
- Ballardini, Rosa Maria. Intellectual Property Protection for Computer Programs: Developments, Challenges, and Pressures for Change. B.m.: Svenska handelshögskolan, 2012, 185 s. ISBN 978-952-232-174-9, https://helda.helsinki.fi/dhanken/handle/10138/35504
- Shaeffer, John. Software as Text. Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal. 20 February 2017. Vol. 33, no. 3, p. 324–414, http://digitalcommons.law.scu.edu/chtlj/vol33/iss3/1.
- WIPO. Model provisions on the protection of computer software. Geneva, 1978, ftp://ftp.wipo.int/pub/library/ebooks/wipopublications/wipo_pub_814(e).pdf.
- Teaching methods
- individual and group tutoring sessions, individual resolution of specific research tasks, colloquial presentation of research results
- Assessment methods
- Essay resolving assigned scientific issue (50%), colloquial presentation of results of individual research (50%)
- Language of instruction
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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