Intellectual Property Law Certificate

BAU International Academy of Rome

Program Description

Intellectual Property Law Certificate

BAU International Academy of Rome

This course can be either offered in 6 weeks throughout 3 months, 10hrs per week and 15hrs in the final week to be conducted at BAU International Berlin, BAU International University Washington DC or at BAU Bahcesehir University Istanbul for a total amount of 6 ECTS credits; or concentrated in 30hrs over 10 days for a full immersion in Intellectual Property Rights for a total amount of 4 ECTS credits, that can be combined with either Competition Law or Legal English.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between patents, trademarks and copyrights and the fundamentals to protect, buy and sell ideas and intellectual property
  • Identify the additional issues that new technologies have raised in the field of intellectual property law, with practical applications to specific sectors (such as Music, Entertainment, Cinema)
  • Understand the principles of patent, trademarks, and copyrights registration and exploitation in a global market of open innovation, taking into account ethical limits, barriers, and regulations imposed by specific markets, through case studies focused on the new emerging economies
  • Be able to assess what can and cannot be protected, and what rights the owner does and does not obtain
  • Be able to critically analyze the business models generated by the new economy of the intangibles

Learning and teaching strategies

What you will do:

  • Examination of individual court cases studies from famous trademarks infringements
  • Formal lectures
  • Visiting speakers/videos and workshops
  • Seminars and teamwork
  • Game and mock-up sessions

Transferable skills

Students will develop:

  • Assessment skills of legal requirements and business models
  • Scenario interpretation and planning skills
  • Interdisciplinary approach to traditional and new economies analysis

Assessment criteria

Students will:

  • Mid written test: written exam testing the correct use of key legal terms and expressions (30%)
  • Individual final project (70%)

Course materials

Handouts and case studies selected ad hoc.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 1, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2019
10 days
Full time
900 EUR
Italy - Rome, Lazio
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Oct. 2019
Italy - Rome, Lazio
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