COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Intellectual Property Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 293
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Case Study
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Providing comprehensive information on the protection of authors, trademarks, patents, industrial designs, utility models and other industrial rights within the framework of the relevant legislation and international treaties.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to define both the moral rights of the author such as the right to demand his/her name to be mentioned and the financial rights such as reproduction, dissemination and representation.
  • Will be able to discuss the limits of the rights of the author.
  • Will be able to evaluate the civil and criminal cases that can be filed in case of infringement of rights.
  • Will be able to analyze intellectual and artistic works contracts in terms of subject, limit, elements, form, termination.
  • Will be able to explain the importance and function of trademark protection.
  • Will be able to evaluate the role of legal protection in gaining competitive advantage with patent rights.
  • Will be able to explain the issues related to trademark, patent, utility model, industrial design and other industrial rights in Industrial Property Law
Course Description Within the scope of this course, the agreements to which we are a party regarding the protection of intellectual and industrial rights and the place of these agreements in Turkish law and the types and legal protection of the rights in question will be examined.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to Intellectual Property Law, General Concepts, Intellectual and Industrial Rights İlhami Güneş, Uygulamada Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku, s.19-32
2 Product and Intellectual Property; Protection areas İlhami Güneş, Uygulamada Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku, s.33-48
3 Rights under FSEK, Subject and Scope of Protection, Copyright, Acquisition of Copyright, Assumption of Rights, Financial and Moral Rights, Limitation of Rights, Legal Procedures, Marking and Certification İlhami Güneş, Uygulamada Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku, s.55-196; s.263-274; s.313-324.
4 Protection Periods, Copyright and Related Rights Performers' Rights Phonogram producers, Film Producers İlhami Güneş, Uygulamada Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku, s.277-293.
5 Professional Associations, Computer Programs, Databases İlhami Güneş, Uygulamada Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku, s. 299-311; s.361-382.
6 Criminal Cases, Civil Cases İlhami Güneş, Uygulamada Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku, s.198-262
7 Introduction to Trademark Law; Trademark Definition, Elements, Functions Signs that can be Trademarks, Trademark Application Process and Examination, Registration Sevilay Uzunallı, Marka Hukuku, s.24-40; s.49-53; Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.155-169
8 Midterm
9 Absolute and Relative Grounds for Refusal, Acquiring Distinctiveness, Practical Studies Sevilay Uzunallı, Marka Hukuku, s.54-118; Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.169-199.
10 Well-Known Trademark, Bad Faith Registrations, Unfair Advantage of Recognition Sevilay Uzunallı, Marka Hukuku, s.100-107,s.118-120; Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.169-199.
11 Protection of Trademark Rights, Trademark Infringements, Civil and Criminal Cases; Revocation of Trademark Rights, Cancellation Sevilay Uzunallı, Marka Hukuku, s.161-244; s.249-280; Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.212-230.
12 Introduction to Design Law; Design registration, unregistered Designs; registration processes; Scope of Design right; Design right and Legal Transactions Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.313-336.
13 Infringement of the right to design, invalidation of design Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.337-347.
14 Patent and Utility Model Law; Patent and Utility Model definition, registration conditions and registration procedures Differences between them; Patent Protection and Patent Infringement Acts; Utility Model registration processes Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.231-287; s.303-311.
15 Appeal Processes in the Patent Office after the registration decision; Termination and Nullity of Patent and Utility Model; General Information on Geographical Indications Law Cahit Suluk - Rauf Karasu - Temel Nal, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, s.287-301; s.311
16 Final exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Cahit SULUK - Rauf KARASU - Temel NAL, Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, Seçkin Yayınları 2022,  ISBN: 9789750279829

İlhami GÜNEŞ, Uygulamada Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku, Seçkin Yayınları 2022, ISBN: 9789750277405

İlhami GÜNEŞ, Fikri Mülkiyet Hakları ve Haksız Rekabet Davaları 2023 ISBN 978-975-02-8657-5

Sevilay UZUNALLI, Marka Hukuku, Adalet Yayınları, Şubat 2021, ISBN:9786257467230

Suggested Readings/Materials

Fırat ÖZTAN, Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukuku; Turhan Kitabevi, Kasım 2008,  ISBN: 9789944265683

Levent YAVUZ - Türkay ALICA - Fethi MERDİVAN,  Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Kanunu Yorumu, Seçkin Yayınları 2014, ISBN: 9789750230288

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
48
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
30
Final Exams
1
54
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

Solves the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

Evaluates the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

4

Evaluates the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

Is conscious of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

6

Takes responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

Interprets the sources of law by ways of legal methodology.

8

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

10

Informs the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

Monitors the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1).

12

Uses the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest