Intellectual Property

Course contents
  • trademark law (basic aspects and definitions; acquisition and loss of a trademark; contents of trademark rights; transfer of trademark rights; geographical information, designations of origin, community trademarks, etc.)
    design patent law (basic aspects and definitions; application and registration; contents; transfer; loss of rights; cancellation, etc.)
    copyright law (basic aspects and definitions; copyrights in works of literature and art; related proprietary rights, etc.)
    patent law (basic aspects and definitions; acquisition; scope of protection and contents; transfer; loss of rights; cancellation; software patent; employee inventions, etc.)
    utility model law (basic aspects and definitions; application and registration; scope of protection and contents; transfer; loss of rights; cancellation, etc.)
    supplementary protection certificates for pesticides and medicinal products
    essential aspects of semiconductor protection law and the Plant Varieties Protection Act (Sortenschutzgesetz) 2001
    legal enforcement