SOC022 European Cyberlaw

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Dominika Collett (lecturer)
JUDr. Mgr. Jakub Harašta, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Matěj Myška, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Mgr. Martin Škop, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Svoboda (assistant)
Mgr. Veronika Žolnerčíková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Thu 16:00–17:40 209
This course is suitable for students of law. There are no special requirements or prerequisites.
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 13/20, only registered: 1/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of this course is to provide for practical understanding of most relevant concepts of EU law related to the use of ICT.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to understand and apply the following regulatory concepts of the EU law:
- internet jurisdiction
- electronic documents
- domain names
- intellectual property on-line (incl. legal protection of software)
- cybercrime and cybersecurity
  • Introduction to cyberlaw and ICT law
  • Applicability of law on the internet - collision questions
  • Responsibility of information intermediaries
  • Electronic documents and electronic contracting
  • Domain names and domain disputes
  • Concept of on-line intellectual property and legal regime of open licences
  • Legal protection of software
  • Privacy and personal data on the internet
  • Cybercrime
  • Conclusions, assessment of assignments
  • veškerá studijní literatura bude studentům poskytnuta prostřednictvím interaktivní osnovy / all readings will be provided within the interactive syllabus
  • POLČÁK, Radim, Zsolt György BALOGH, Michael BOGDAN, Giovanni Maria RICCIO, Dan Jerker B. SVANTESSON and Andreas WIEBE. Introduction to ICT Law (Selected Issues). Brno: Masarykova Univerzita, 2007. 185 pp. AUBI, řada teoretická, 314. ISBN 978-80-210-4302-2. info
Teaching methods
interactive seminars (students always receive readings in advance)
Assessment methods
The credits are awarded upon a written exam (in-class, closed-book, casebook allowed)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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