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This course is a substantive and critical analysis of two key areas of intellectual property law, copyright and patents, with a UK and European focus, and their impact on innovation and creativity. This course complements other innovation law LLM courses which focus on commercial, policy and sector matters.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
A substantive and critical exploration, the legal rules at national and, where relevant, European levels, for the regulation of creativity (especially literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works) and innovation (specifically, inventions) in UK copyright law as harmonised with EU law, and UK patent law in light of the European Patent Convention.
This course will explore:
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
4000 word take home exam (40%); 2 hour open book exam (60%).
Resi: 2 hour resit for the examination, to be taken at the next diet.
There are no assessments for this course.
Written feedback will be provided on exams. Regular, open and constructive feedback will be given in seminars. In providing feedback regard will be had to the University and School feedback policies.