Intellectual Property

 Tittle  Intellectual Property
 Department  Financial and Economic Security and Intellectual Property
 Type (compulsory/optional) Optional
 Cycle (first/second) Second Cycle
 Semester when the component is delivered  1-st semester
 Course description  The main purpose of the discipline is to give students basic knowledge in the field of intellectual property. To achieve this aim students should review such tasks:
- to view the objects and the subjects of the intellectual property; to consider the essence, structure and features activity of the main concepts of systems for legal protection of the intellectual property
- to consider the essence, structure and features activity of the intellectual property - to explore modern algorithms for legal protection of the patent objects (inventions, useful models, industrial designs), commercial designations (trademarks, geographical indications, commercial items), non-generic objects of the intellectual property (composing of integrated circuits, varieties of plants, animal species, scientific discoveries, trade secrets), legal protection  of the industrial property objects in foreign countries and copyright objects (works of literature and art);
- to view the intellectual property valuation methods;
- to view the components of international system for legal protection of the intellectual property; to explore modern procedure for intellectual property rights protection in the world.
 Course content
Module 1. Intellectual property system and the acquisition of intellectual property
Topic 1. Intellectual property: the concept and its role for economic development
Topic 2. Copyright and related rights
Topic 3. Legal protection of industrial property
Module 2. Intellectual property commercialisation and its legal protection
Topic 4. Evaluation of intellectual property
Topic 5. Transfer of intellectual property rights
Topic 6. Intellectual property rights protection
 Learning outcomes  All the students must receive a certain set of competencies, their formation through learning outcomes. Learning outcomes should be formulated in such a way as to achieve one or more of the following competencies:
1. Instrumental competence:
Management skills (ability to find and analyze information from different sources)
Ability to work with databases
Ability to analyze intellectual property acts
2. Professional competence:
Ability to protect intellectual property
Ability to apply knowledge in practice
Ability to make an intellectual property evaluation
 Contact hours (lectures/seminars)


 International Economics, Basics of Law, Management
 Number of ECTS credits allocated

 3 credits