DI148 | Spring | 3 ECTS

International Intellectual Property Law: Current Issues

Intellectual Property (IP) Law is increasingly important because of its interface with global issues such as business, technology, public health and climate change. The course will address predominant issues on the international IP agenda today. It will aim, in particular, at a review of the role of IP in our daily lives, as well as its interface with global issues. It will be a smalller size class (maximum of 20), in order to facilitate an extensive exchange of views and class participation. The system of assessment will be a short paper that focuses on one of the seven topics to be discussed in class. Class particiption will also be important in the final assessment.