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Patente und Lizenzen
Patents and Licensing Agreements

Modul WI001071

Dieses Modul wird durch Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsrecht und Geistiges Eigentum (Prof. Ann) bereitgestellt.

Diese Modulbeschreibung enthält neben den eigentlichen Beschreibungen der Inhalte, Lernergebnisse, Lehr- und Lernmethoden und Prüfungsformen auch Verweise auf die aktuellen Lehrveranstaltungen und Termine für die Modulprüfung in den jeweiligen Abschnitten.

Modulversion vom SS 2015

Von dieser Modulbeschreibung gibt es historische Versionen. Eine Modulbeschreibung ist immer so lange gültig, bis sie von einer neuen abgelöst wird.

verfügbare Modulversionen
WS 2017/8WS 2016/7WS 2015/6SS 2015WS 2014/5

Basisdaten

WI001071 ist ein Modul in auf das unregelmäßig angeboten wird.

Das Modul ist Bestandteil der folgenden Kataloge in den Studienangeboten der Physik.

  • Allgemeiner Katalog für überfachliche Grundlagen
GesamtaufwandPräsenzveranstaltungenUmfang (ECTS)
180 h  h 6 CP

Inhalte, Lernergebnisse und Voraussetzungen

Inhalt

This module provides an introduction to basic concepts of Patent Law, Trade Secret Law and the law of licensing agreements.
It is consists of two lectures: "Patents and trade secrets" and "Licensing".
Topics covered are:
1) Patents and trade sectres
a) Patent Law
- Subject-matter under Protection and Prerequisites
- Proceedings before the Patent Office
- Legal Effects of a Patent
- The inventor's right to the Patent
- Assignment and Licensing
- Enforcing a Patent
- Termination of a Patent
b) Trade Secret Law
2) Licensing:
- Economic Purposes
- License agreement: Basic Content
- Pitfalls in Licensing Projects
- Antitrust Issues

Lernergebnisse

At the end of this subject students will be able
(1.) to understand the basic principles of patent law and trade secret law, and licence agreements,
(2.) to grasp the legal framework of business activity,
(3.) to analyse legal implications of typical business situations and to identify their options,
(4.) to present the results of their analysis in a written memorandum.

Voraussetzungen

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Lehrveranstaltungen, Lern- und Lehrmethoden und Literaturhinweise

Lehrveranstaltungen und Termine

Lern- und Lehrmethoden

The lecture will cover the theoretical aspects of the module in a discussion with the lecturer. It will also provide the opportunity to work individually or in groups on case scenarios (known and unknown), covering issues of patent law, trade secret law and the law of licensing agreements. The purpose is to repeat and to intensify the content discussed in the lecture and to review and evaluate legal issues from different areas of law. Students will develop the ability to present these findings in a concise and well-structured written analysis.

Medienformen

Reader, Presentations (PPT), Case studies

Literatur

Haedicke, Patentrecht
Osterrieth, Patentrecht
Kraßer/Ann, Patentrecht
Götting, Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz
Obergfell/Hauck, Lizenzvertragsrecht

Modulprüfung

Beschreibung der Prüfungs- und Studienleistungen

In the final assessment students will need to demonstrate to what extent they have met the Learning Objectives. This assessment will be held as a written exam of 120 minutes.
Students will be asked theoretical questions. This will demonstrate to what extent they have memorised and understood principles of patent law, trade secrets law, and of the law of licence agreements.
Students will also be asked to apply their knowledge to known and fictional cases. This second part demonstrates if students have developed the required legal analytical skills. Students also need to demonstrate their ability to apply their knowledge to fact settings not discussed in the lecture, and to evaluate the legal consequences.
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