Course Information Undergraduate prospectus

International Law Protecting Business Creativity

Course summary

Course code: LAW1201
Level: 6
Credits: 30
School: Business Faculty
Department: International Bus and Economics
Course Coordinator(s): Nilanjana Sensarkar

Specification

Aims

1. To provide a critical overview of current issues pertaining to business creativity in an international context;
2. To allow students to evaluate the UK-EU and International legislative frameworks regarding the business creativity with special focus on intellectual property laws.; and
3. To provide students with opportunities to practice their analysis and communication skills.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course a student will be able to:

1 Evaluate the UK-EU and International legislative frameworks regarding business creativity with special focus on intellectual property laws
2 Identify the relevant legislative framework for Intellectual Property law within the UK and internationally.
3 Comprehend the meaning of copyright, Identify its essential features and examine the factors for its subsistence.

Indicative content

The Sale of Goods Act 1979, INCOTERMs, The Copyright Designs Patents Act 1988, Relevant EU Directives.

Teaching and learning activity

Step-by-Step Lectures , Tutorials, Formative Tasks

Assessment

Extended Essay - 70% weighting, 40% pass mark.
Learning outcomes 1 - 3.
Outline Details - Problem questions are provided, which students need to resolve through use of legal reasoning and evidence based approach. 3000 words.

Presentation - 30% weighting, 40% pass mark.
Learning outcomes 1 - 3.
Outline Details - Problem questions are provided, which students need to resolve in a group presentation through use of legal reasoning and evidence based approach.

Students are not required to pass all summative assessments in order to pass the course.

Formative Assessment - Mock Essays, Mock Group Presentations, Mind Mapping of leading cases to analyse the issues contained therein etc.