Master in Intellectual Property and Digital Innovation

Master in Intellectual Property and Digital Innovation

Academic course 2019 – 2020 (60 credits ECTS )
Magister Lvcentinvs The Magister Lvcentinvs has established itself as one of the most comprehensive, prestigious and up-to-date European Master Degrees available on keyaspects for the development of the knowledge society such as patents, trademarks, designs, copyright and information technology.

This qualification is specifically aimed at lawyers and jurists in general, economists, philologists and translators and similar professionals, who have recently qualified or who have some work
experience.
The Program of the XXVII edition of Magister Lvcentinvs will count, as in the previous editions, on professorship from the different registration offices of the intellectual property rights (OEPM, EUIPO, WIPO, EPO, CPVO, CNMC, Autocontrol, European Commission, Ministries ... etc), as well as with specialized magistrates and professors who are experts in the field, both Spanish and foreign, lawyers of recognized prestige in the field of intellectual property, businessmen and other experts in the field. In addition, the Master

number of practical sessions in mock trial, attendance at trials, as well as the presentation of students to prizes and contests called by various institutionsis increasing every year.
The Magister Lvcentinvs organizes intensive courses (entirely in English) about trademarks and designs, as well as several specialized conferences: one regarding patents and biotechnology, a third regarding plant varieties and a third regarding geographical indications.
Lectures are in English and Spanish from September to June.
The course will begin on the second week of September and will end on mid-June of each academic year.  

 

XXVII Magister Lvcentinvs brochure.

MODULE I: PATENTS,TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND DIGITAL INNOVATIONS

1. Patent System: Institutional and substantive aspects
2. National Patent System: USA, China, Spain.
3. The European process of granting (EPO) and PCT.
4. Exploitation of patent rights.
5. Patent drafting and filling strategies.
6. Other technical creations. Patent protection.Trade secrets.
7. Biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other Innovations inrelevant sectors.
8. Innovations of the digital market and its implications: Software protection, Artificial Intelligence, big data, blockchain, electronic signature, data protection.

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MODULE II: TRADEMARKS AND DESIGNS

1. Trade Marks
1.1. National, European Union and International trademarks
1.2. Registration process (OEPM, EUIPO, WIPO)
1.3. Trademarkprotection
2. Other distinctive signs (trade name and domain name)
3. Designs
3.1. National, Community and International Design
3.2. Registration Process (OEPM, EUIPO, WIPO)
3.3. Design protection
4. Transfer and licensing of intellectual property rights
5. Infringement of distinctive signs and designs in the digital market

MODULE III: COPYRIGHT AND COMPETITION

1. Copyright
1.1. Copyright. In particular, copyright in the digital single market
1.2. The exploitation rights: protection, granting and limits
1.3. Management and protection of collecting societies
2. Competition Law, Advertisingand intellectual property rights
2.1. Competition Law, intellectual property and ICTs
2.2. Distribution contracts and competition law
2.3. Unfair competition law
2.4. Advertising law

MODULE IV: PLANT VARIETIES ANDGEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

1. Plant Varieties Regulations
1.1. National, European Union (CPVO) and International system (UPOV)
1.2. Plant patents
2. Designations of origin and geographical indications
2.1. The legal protection of designations of origin and geographical indications
2.2. Collective and guarantee or certificationtrademarks

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