736001 Intellectual property – an overview and strategic aspects (in Eng.)

Vorlesung und Übung
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Sommer, Andrea
Institut für Rechtswissenschaften
Angeboten im Semester
Wintersemester 2017/18
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


General Introduction to International Intellectual Property:

Plant Variety Protection
International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV);
European Plant Variety Protection;
National Plant Variety Protection

Trademark Protection
European Community Trademark
National Trademark Protection

Design Protection
European Community Design
National Design Protection

Patent Protection
Patent Corporation Treaty (PCT)
European Patent Convention
National Patent Protection

National Utility Patents

Patent/ Utility Patent Litigation

Searches on Third Parties Rights at the respective offices
Due Diligence
Freedom to operate opinions
Confidentially agreements
License agreements
Employees’ inventions


The lecture provides an overview of the possibilities to protect Intellectual Property, the scope of protection of the respective protective rights, how to obtain and defend those rights, especially from a scientist’s and/or proprietor’s standpoint.
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