School of Law

SOLM076 European and US Law of Patents (Sem 1)

Module Description

Patents are exclusive rights granted for the protection of an invention that offers a new and inventive technical solution or way of doing something. This module compares the process of obtaining and enforcing a patent under the provisions of the European Patent Convention (EPC) with the equivalent legal arrangements under Title 35 of the Code of Laws of the United States of America (USC).

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • LLM in Intelectual Property Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • LLM in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law

Mode of Assessment

5,000-7,500 word essay

Credits

30 Credits