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Students will explore the diversity of laws and practices relevant to commercialising innovation. We will consider patents, trade secrets, copyright and database rights, new business models, competition, natural resources and activities in developing areas. Visiting speakers from practice and industry are regularly invited. In the first session, students develop an innovative idea, as a base for discussion in each session. Seminars involve individual and group work, and the preparation of posters. Assessment is by essay, exam and individual oral presentation.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
To explore legal principles relevant to commercialising innovation, with regard also to commercial and social factors; particular focus will be placed on intellectual property, laws relevant to information control, licensing and litigation, European and international restrictions and requirements regarding intellectual property, and to new business models.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
60% 2 hour exam, 30% essay of 3000 words, 10% oral presentation
There are no assessments for this course.