Master in Intellectual Property and Digital Innovation

Master in Intellectual Property and Digital Innovation

Academic course 2021 – 2022 (60 credits ECTS )

Magister Lvcentinvs The Magister Lvcentinvs has consolidate his position as one of the most comprehensive, prestigious and up-to-date European Master Degrees in Intellectual  Property Law and digitalization, including in the programe topics as patents, technology transfer, trade marks, other distinctive signs, designs, trade secret, copyright and digital market. 

This qualification is specifically addressed  to lawyers and jurists, economists, philologists, interpreters and similar professionals, just graduated who or with work experience.
The Programme  of the Magister Lvcentinvs has the support of speakers from the different Intellectual  property Offices and other important institutions (OEPM, EUIPO, WIPO, EPO, CPVO, CNMC, Autocontrol, European Commission, Ministries ... etc), as well as specialized magistrates and professors experts in the field, prestigious lawyers, enterpreneurs, chief executive  officers of IP companies and other experts in the field. 

The Magister Lvcentinvs has an increasing number of practical sessions, mock trials, as well as the possibility to attend different international congresses and conferences with students from different countries. 

The Magister Lvcentinvs organizes intensive courses (entirely in English) about trade marks and designs, as well as several specialized conferences as patents and biotechnology, plant varieties and geographical indications among others.

Lectures are some in English and others in Spanish from September to June. Normal schedule of the courses will be from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 14:00, although given the large number of external international speakers, this schedule could be adapted.
The course will begin on the second week of September and will end on mid-June of each academic year.  

 

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Academic programme 2020-2021

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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