COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Intellectual Property Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 475
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives This course objective is to have a general knowledge about authors', trademark holders', patent right holders', industrial designers', utility model owners' protection in the light of international agreements.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; -Will be able to examine author's right to diffuse its name, copyright, diffusions and representation
  • Will gain knowledge about the limits of the author's rights
  • Will examine legal and criminal actions in case of infringement of author's rights
  • Will examine literary and artistic work agreements
  • Will understand the importance and the functioning of the trademark protection
  • Will examine the legal characteristic in case of competitive edge in patent rights
  • Types of patents, stimulation of patent, national and international registration offices
Course Description Protection of intellectual rights and conventions regarding intellectual rights, especially Bern Convention, WIPO, WTO, TRIPPs conventions, types of intellectual rights and propections.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Notion of intellectual property, intellectual property rights, its position in general law regime, national and international institutions Reccommended sources
2 Notion of work, author, author's rights Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
3 Agreements related to the work, related rights Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
4 Infringements, legal and criminal actions Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
5 Trademark law, notion, types, registration and registration impediments, protection and protection scope of trademarks Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
6 Trademark law, notion, types, registration and registration impediments, protection and protection scope of trademarks Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
7 General review for the midterm exam Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
8 Midterm exam
9 Patent law, notion of invention, conditions to give patent rights, granting a patent, rights related to patent and its limits Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
10 Rescission of the patent and expiration of the patent rights, case of infringement, legal and criminal actions Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
11 Industrial design law, conditions of the protection, right of design holder, expiration of the design, infringements, legal and criminal actions Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
12 Utility model law, notion of utility model, protection and invalidity Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
13 Topology of networks, ownership of right, expiration and invalidity Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
14 Plant breeders' right holder, protection of the biotechnological inventions Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
15 General review for the final exam Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
16 Review of the semester Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
Course Notes/Textbooks Deborah E. Bouchoux: Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets for the Paralegal, 2008
Suggested Readings/Materials Paul Goldstein, International Intellectual Property Law, Cases and Materials, 2008

 

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
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
1
16
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
9
    Total
88

 

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

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

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
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

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

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

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

X
12

To be able to use 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