DO5MPS1 Private International and Intellectual Property Rights

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
JUDr. Tereza Kyselovská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
JUDr. Tereza Kyselovská, Ph.D.
Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
The prerequisites for this course is general and special part of private international law, basic orientation in intellectual property righs.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to analyze the conflic-of-laws and procedural aspects of intellectual property rights with international element. The course focuses on the analysis of theoretical gounds of both fields (territoriality vs. universality of intellectual property rights), lex loci protectionis, characteristic features of both legal fields, absolute vs. relative rights, contractual and non-contractual obligations.
Learning outcomes
This course is aimed at: - orientation in conflict of laws and procedural issues of intellectual property rights with an international element - description and analyis of relevant legislation (EU law, international conventions, national laws) in this area - analyze trends and new developmnents
  • Private international law - characteristics Intellectual property law - characteristics Lex loci protectionis and its importance International conventions on intellectual property rights and their conflict-of-laws aspects Contractual obligations and Rome I Regulation Non-contractual obligations and Rome II Regulation Czech Act on Private International Law
  • FAWCETT, J. J. and Paul TORREMANS. Intellectual property and private international law. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. lxvii, 986. ISBN 9780199556588. info
Teaching methods
Self-study, guided discussions and seminars, presentations
Assessment methods
Discussion, seminar paper/essay
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
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