COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Intellectual Property Rights for Designers
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 306
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is
• to introduce to the students, the basic concepts of law and provide concise information on legal definition of new, original and conservable designs.
• to inform them about the “ to do list” to protect a new and original design.
• to ensure that the they have basic information about industrial and intellectual property rights regarding registered trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to define new, original and conservable design concept.
  • Students will be able to follow up the registration process of a new and original design.
  • Students will be able to plan marketing strategies of a design considering the incomes founded on registration.
  • Students will be able to to realize the infringement acts for the registered designs.
  • Students will be able to decide legally what to do against to the infringement acts.
Course Description The aim of this course is to introduce to the students, the basic concepts of law and provide concise information on legal definition of new, original and conservable designs, to inform them about the “ to do list” to protect a new and original design. In addition, this course aims to ensure that they have basic information about industrial and intellectual property rights regarding registered trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights. Determining new, original and conservable design concept and to do list for protecting the registered designs.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction – Concept of Law None
2 Law of Persons and Law of Property None
3 Intellectual Property Rights None
4 Copyright Law None
5 Industrial Design Rights None
6 Registration Process of Industrial Designs Checking the website of Turkısh Patent Instıtute about the registration process
7 Trademark and Patent Law Checking the basic legislation about trademark and patent rights
8 Midterm Project None
9 Unfair Competition None
10 Penal aspects None
11 Case studies Study of the previous courses
12 Protection requirements of registered design in the European Union Law and the Turkish Law None
13 Case studies None
14 Repetition for the final Exam None
15 Case studies None
16 Final exam None
Course Notes/Textbooks Academic papers and presentations related with the subjects conducted during the semester.
Suggested Readings/Materials Bettig, Ronad V., Copyright Culture: The political Economy of Intellectual Property, Cahit Suluk: Tasarım Hukuku, Ankara 2003, Davenport, Neil: United Kingdom Copyright and Design Protection, London, 1993. Ünal Tekinalp; Fikri Mülkiyet Hukuku, İstanbul 2005

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
1
25
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
35
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
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
1
32
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

X
2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

X
3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

X
4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

X
5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

X
6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

X
9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

X

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