Intellectual Property Law

5 ECTs / Semestral / Inglês

Learning Outcomes

  • Teach the basic notions of Portuguese Intellectual Property Law;
  • Reflection about the most important contemporary problems in this area, namely because of digitalization, internet and Portuguese EU membership;
  • Development of analysis and reflection skills and of the ability to apply intellectual property rights to specific situations.

Syllabus

I Copyright and Related Rights

  1. Introduction;
  2. Legislation;
  3. Principles;
  4. Work: requirements and types;
  5. Author and holder of copyrights;
  6. Personal and patrimonial content;
  7. Duration, limitations and exemptions of copyright protection;
  8. Licences and transfer of copyright, copyleft and creative commons;
  9. Related Rights;
  10. Infringement of copyrights, related rights, technological protection measures and DRM sistems;
  11. Jurisdiction and procedure;
  12. Managing societies;
  13. Nature and structure;
  14. Paradoxes in Information Society.

II Industrial Property

  1. Introduction;
  2. Legislation;
  3. Principles;
  4. Common rules;
  5. Patents and utility models: notion, protection requirements, effects, limitations, exemptions;
  6. Designs and models: notions, protection requirements, effects, limitations, exemptions;
  7. Trademarks: notion, types, protection requirements, effects, limitations, exemptions;
  8. Invalidation and extinction;
  9. Infringement and remedies;
  10. Jurisdiction and procedure;
  11. Unlawful competition;
  12. Overlapping.

 

Faculty

Professor(a) Auxiliar
Licenciada em Línguas e Literaturas Modernas (Inglês/Alemão) pela Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, em 1983. Licenciada em Direito pela…