School of Law

SOLM082 International and Comparative Law of Unfair Competition (Sem 1)

Module Description

The module aims at providing the students with a thorough account of the main legal theories of unfair competition in various jurisdictions with a particular focus on US, EU, UK, French and German law in light of the binding European and international legal frameworks. Legal problems are approached from a comparative perspective. At the same time, emphasis is placed on the practical problems that arise in the context of disputes that involve claims of unfair competition.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law
  • LLM in Intellectual Property Law
  • LLM in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law
  • Dresden IP Programme
  • Diploma/Certificate in Law and Economics
  • MA/LLM in Regulation and Compliance

Mode of Assessment

2.15 hour examination


15 Credits