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Patent law

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Kod przedmiotu: WPA-IP-1 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Patent law
Jednostka: Katedra Prawa Własności Intelektualnej
Grupy: Przedmioty dla programu WPA-E160-2SO
Punkty ECTS i inne: 0 LUB 6.00 (w zależności od programu)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/2021" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Kształcenie na odległość, 45 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Dariusz Kasprzycki, Justyna Ożegalska-Trybalska, Tomasz Targosz
Prowadzący grup: Dariusz Kasprzycki, Justyna Ożegalska-Trybalska
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) The objective of the course is to make students aware of the scale of the role of a patent law, consider the aim of the patents system as a tool of protection of innovative technologies and to answer the question what kind of new technologies can be protected or excluded from patentability and what kind of challenges/problems with patent law application occur in the field of new technologies.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) • Student knows English legal terminology, institutions and regulations, relevant for patent law, properly understands the role of patent protection law K_W05, K_U01

• Student knows ethical and legal grounds for the functioning of economic mechanisms and shaping of innovation culture with the help of a patent system promoting innovation and respects rules of patent law and ethical standards in professional application of the patent law K_W05, K_W09

• Student has advanced knowledge about patent law knows international regulations and institutions relevant for protection and enforcement of patents K_W1, K_W05, K_W07, K-K07

• Student has knowledge about influences of technical development for the process of interpreting, applying and enforcing patents rights, correctly interprets legal provisions, in particular concerning protection of patents in the field of new technologies and is able to integrate relevant information, make critical assessment and take conclusions, as well as is able to apply this knowledge to identify infringements and to avoid them. He is aware his knowledge and skills need to be permanently developed and updated K-W04, K_U02, K-U03, K-U06, K_K09

• Student has advanced knowledge about actual theories in patent law and knows methodologies used in this field and is able to use appropriate scientific methods in order to identify and analyses problems of patent law K-W02, K-W03, K_U04

Wymagania wstępne:

(tylko po angielsku) None

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Passing the course consists of two elements

• Completion of assessment parts included in e-learning modules

• Written exam consisting either of case evaluation or test of 30 questions

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Online consultations; assessment modules in e-learning courses; written exam

Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody podające - prelekcja
Metody podające - prezentacja multimedialna
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - metoda przypadków

Metody dydaktyczne:

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) 6 points ECTS x 25 hours = 150 hours, including:

- 76 contact hours (online lecture, online office hours, exams)

- 74 non-contact hours (student’s own work: preparation for classes, preparation for the exam, reading the publications recommended by the lecturer)

Wymiar, zasady i forma odbywania praktyk:

(tylko po angielsku) Not-applicable

Sylabus przedmiotu dla studentów rozpoczynających studia od roku akademickiego 19/20 lub później:

Intellectual Property and New Technologies, rok 1

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The content of the module is partly based on the World Intellectual Property Organization course WIPO DL-301 patents

Module 1 – Introduction. Nature and function of patent law

• Justification for patents

• Relationship between the patent system and economic growth. Patent as protection tool of technical innovation

Module 2 The different layers of the international patent system

• International sources and principles in patent law

• National, regional and international patent application

• Institutional background (WIPO, EPO)

• Different routes for obtaining protection

• European patent with the unitary effect

Module 3 Patentability requirements I

• Patentable subject-matter / technical character

• Novelty

• Priority, non-prejudicial disclosures, first-to-file vs. first-to-invent and grace period

Module 4 Patentability requirements II. Exceptions from patentability

• Inventive step

• Industrial application

• Discoveries and non-patentable solutions

• Exclusions due to contradiction with public order and morality

Module 5 Right to an invention

• Ownership vs. inventorship

• Co-authorship

• Inventive contribution

• Employees’ inventions

o Selected national regimes

o Right to remuneration

• Ownership of university inventions

Module 6 From filing application to patent expiration

• Patent documents

• Prior art search

• Filing date

• Unity of invention

• Formal examination

• Search report

• Substantive examination

• Patent termination (revocation, lapse)

Module 7 Scope of a patent protection

• Patent as an exclusive, transferable right

• Rights conferred by patent

• Negative and positive sphere of protection

• Substantial scope of a patent

• Territorial scope of a patent

• Temporal scope of a patent

Module 8 Forms of unauthorized use of patented inventions

• Direct infringement

• Infringement by equivalents

• Indirect patent infringement

• Partial infringement

• Atypical patents (second medical use)

Module 9 Patent exemptions

• Non-profit and non-professional use

• Transit Exemption

• Research exemption

• Bolar exemption

• Prior users

Module 10 Patent exemptions

• Exhaustion of patents

o national, regional and international

o post-sale restrictions

• Compulsory licence

Module 11 Patent enforcement

• Civil court procedures

• Remedies

• Patent litigation strategies

• Relation between infringement and invalidation proceeding

• Enforcement in the international context

Module 12 Transferability and economic value of patents

• Assignment of the patent

• License agreements

• Diversity of the licence agreements

• Sub-licences

Module 13 Patents as a subject of technology transfer from universities to private sector

• Commercialisation of patents at universities

• IP policies and patents

Module 14. Selected issues.

• Competition law and patents (TT constraints)

• Patents and standards (FRAND licences)

Module 15 Alternatives to patent protection

• utility models

• similarities and differences between patent protection and protection of utility models

• trade secrets

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Recommended literature:

L.Bently, B. Sherman, Intellectual Property Law, Oxford 2014

J. Pila, P. Torremans, European Intellectual Property Law, Oxford 2016

C. Seville, EU Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Cheltenham UK 2010

Terrell on the Law of Patents, 2017

Mandatory Legal Sources:

• Convention on the Grant of European Patents (European Patent Convention) of 5 October 1973

• Agreement of Trade-Related Aspects on Intellectual Property Rights of 1994

• EPO Guidelines for Examination (recent version)

• Unitary “patent package”

o EU Regulation No 1257/2012 (OJ EPO 2013, 111)

o EU Regulation No 1260/2012 (OJ EPO 2013, 132) lays down the translation arrangements for Unitary Patents.

o Agreement on a Unified Patent Court 2013/C 175/01

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