D3PIT07 Protection of information in European and international law III

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
JUDr. Matěj Myška, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Pavel Koukal, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
This course does not have any prerequisites. General requirement for enrolment to this course is advanced knowledge of legal English incl. specific terminology of the copyright 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
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to introduce and discuss current questions of use of trademarks in the information society.
Learning outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, students shall be able to:
Understand the functioning of trademark protection in the information society;
Address the collisions between the rights and interests concerned in disseminating information in the information society;
Address the procedural issues related to the enforcement of trademark rights in the information society, including the cross-border enforcement
  • Trademark protection in the information society;
  • New ways of using the trademark online: keyword advertising, hashtags;
  • Enforcement of trademark rights in the information society
    required literature
  • Pila, Justine; Torremans, Paul, 2016. European Intellectual Property Law. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-872991-4.
  • Roberts, Alexandra J., Tagmarks (July 13, 2015). California Law Review, Vol. 105, No. ___, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2630195.
  • Falconer, Elizabeth A., #CanHashtagsBeTrademarked: Trademark Law and the Development of Hashtags. North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology. Vol. 17, Iss. 5, http://scholarship.law.unc.edu/ncjolt/vol17/iss5/1.
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
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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