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Copyright (6 points)


Leader: Mr Mark Davison

City First semester 2003 (Off-campus)
City First semester 2004 (Off-campus)

Synopsis: The branch of intellectual property law which protects literary and artistic creations, films, sound recordings, broadcasts, published editions of works and industrial designs for manufactured products. Areas of difficulty and areas of contemporary and emerging importance, including computer software, databases and the challenges posed by convergence of communications and the Internet. New sui generis forms of protection, such as for databases and international and comparative materials.

Assessment: Research paper (3750 words): 50% + Take-home exam (3750 words) or supervised exam (1.5 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: Intensive

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