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Professor
ELISABETTA LOFFREDO (Tit.)
Period
First Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[1/31]  LAW [31/00 - Ord. 2017]  PERCORSO COMUNE 6 48

Objectives

A. knowledge and understanding: the student shall acquire the knowledge as well as the understanting of the the basic issues of intellectual property and of competition law, as regulated by normative sources (at Italian, European and international level), their intersections and involved interests.

B. Applying knowledge and understanding: the student shall acquire the ability to apply principles and to analyse the controversial aspects of intellectual property law and of the competition law, also through the analysis of norms and case law.

C. Making judgements: the student shall develop his/her analysis and judgement skills on intellectual property and competition law, with regard to the ratio and to the interests that are brought into consideration by the law.


D. Communication skills: the student shall acquire the ability to use the lexicon of intellectual property and competition law in speaking and writing expressions.

E. Learning skills: the course will help students to develop their learning skills for the prosecution of the formation, by developing their individual study and self-evaluation skills through guided analysis of case law.

Prerequisites

The examination of Istituzioni di diritto privato is a preliminary step in the examination of Industrial law.
Knowledge of Commercial law is preferred but optional.

Contents

Here is a list of issues which will be dealt, by order of lectures:


1. Intellectual property (IP) subject matter: Trademarks, Patents, Copyrigh and Neighbouring Rights, and legal protection instruments
2. The protectionist trend in IP
3. Sources: the legal sources at Italian, European and international level
4. Trademark: access requirements and legal protection
5. Patent: access requirements and legal protection
5.1. development of innovation, sustainable development, biotechnological patents
6. Copyright and Neighbouring Rights in the Digital Single Market
7. IP and competition rules
8. IP management and Technology transfer (also over in Internet)

Teaching Methods

At the beginning of the semester, each student can choose, with a binding choice, for lessons in presence or online. Depending on the availability of the classrooms and the number of students who will choose for the attendance mode, access to the classroom could be subject to shifts.

The course is divided into 48 hours: lectures (36 h); interactive analysis and discussion of case law in class (or through an e-learning platform) seminars (12 h)

The verification of learning consists in an oral exam in order to verify the knowledge of the institutes, the ability to make connections between them and to deal systematically and knowingly with the legal framework. The evaluation will be expressed in a scale from 18 to 30, according to: knowledge of institutes; understanding of the system and the method; use of disciplines lexicon.

For attending students only part of examination will consists in written analysis on questions and/or case law and other types of activity; the final examination for attendings students will consist in individual discussion of case law and thematic essays.

Verification of learning

The verification of learning consists in an oral exam in order to verify the knowledge of the institutes, the ability to make connections between them and to deal systematically and knowingly with the legal framework. The evaluation will be expressed in a scale from 18 to 30, according to: knowledge of institutes; understanding of the system and the method; use of disciplines lexicon.

For attending students only part of examination will consists in analysis on questions and/or case law (written or in oral form) and other types of activity. Intermediate evaluation is non-compulsory.
The final examination for students that have passed the intermediate evaluation only will consist in individual discussion of case law and thematic essays.

The informations about examinations and intermediate evaluation refer to activities to be carried out in the presence. In the event of an epidemiological emergency, the intermediate evaluation could be take place remotely, through e-learning platforms that will be indicated. Suitable procedure will be communicated to allow all attending students to participate

Texts

EXAM SCHEDULE FOR ATTENDING STUDENTS ONLY

Subject scheme of the lessons, slides, paper, will be made available to the students

Besides, reference books for TRADEMARKS PATENTS AND COMPETITION LAW are, alternatively,

Manuale di diritto commerciale, a cura di M. Cian, 3° ed., Torino, 2019 pp. 98 -128,

or

AA.VV. Diritto industriale. Proprietà intellettuale e concorrenza, VI^ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2020, respective pages.
For COPYRIGHT study material (case law and a precise bibliography) will provide to students .



EXAM SCHEDULE FOR NON ATTENDING STUDENTS


Free choice of each student on one of these exam programs (alternatively)


Trademarks and Unfair Competition
Reference book: : A. VANZETTI - V. DI CATALDO, Manuale di diritto industriale, VIII edizione, Milano, Giuffré, 2018, pp. 3- 320

or
Patents and competition law
Reference book: : AA.VV. Diritto industriale. Proprietà intellettuale e concorrenza, VI^ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2020;
pp. 209-349; 459-584

or
Patents and Copyright and neighbouring rights
Reference book: AA.VV. Diritto industriale. Proprietà intellettuale e concorrenza, VI^ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2020;
pp. 209-349; 623-764

More Information

reference to cases on professor web page

Questionnaire and social

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