DIRITTO DELLA PROPRIETA' INDUSTRIALE E INTELLETTUALE

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (5 years) in GIURISPRUDENZA
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
3
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2020/2021
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Seat of the course: 
Como - Sant'Abbondio
Credits: 
8
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
50
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (50 hours)
Requirements: 

Private law and commercial law.

The method of assessment consists of an oral examination, with attribution of the final mark out of thirty, alleging the whole program.
The examination consists of an interview, in order to verify the acquisition and correct understanding of the program, included (for students attending the course) loaded materials on e-learning platform.
The final grade will take into account the accuracy and quality of the responses, as well as the student's ability to adequately justify its assertions and analysis.
Will be assessed in particular the capacity:
a) to report the contents of the program as appropriate to the specific nature of matter and logical-systematic canons;
b) to make connections, also interdisciplinary, between different aspects of the discipline;
c) to answer questions and argue critical opinions using technical language appropriately.
In the middle of the course, Professor evaluates the opportunity to make an intermediate (oral or written) test to check the level of understanding of students on the topics explained and direct them to the proper method of study if the outcome of the test signal gaps or learning difficulties.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The course covers the examination, understanding and deepening of the fundamental principles governing the industrial and intellectual property system, as well as of unfair competition and antitrust law, taking into account both national and European regulations.
At the end of the course, the student will have to show an adequate level of understanding and knowledge of the institutes characterizing the subjects being studied and the related disciplines, as well as being able to rework the concepts learned
The course aims to promote in the student the acquisition of an appropriate legal language, a correct method of exposition, also developing appropriate skills and critical argumentation, through the solution of questions and case studies. In this perspective, students are required to analyze materials available on the e-learning platform

a) Introduction to the notion of intellectual and industrial property.
b) Unfair competition, cases, sanctions.
c) The distinctive signs:
- the trademark (validity requirements, purchase, infringement, protection of the right and related events).
- notes on the cd community and international level.
- the unregistered trademark.
2. The company and other distinctive signs.
d) Inventions and models:
- function and structure of the patent, patentability requirements, patenting procedure, patent protection and its events.
- utility models, designs and models
3. The protection of competition. Objectives, object and antitrust discipline.

- VANZETTI- DI CATALDO, Manuale di diritto industriale, Milano, 2018
Or:
- AUTERI E ALTRI, Diritto industriale, Torino, 2020
For students attending the course, the exam program can be integrated with the materials loaded on the e-learning platform.

Convenzionale

The course takes place in the second semester through a total of 50 hours of lessons.
Teaching includes:
- mainly theoretical lessons, aimed at illustrating principles and institutions of industrial law;
- discussions of jurisprudential cases, in order to facilitate the understanding of the theoretical lessons and solicit the development of critical arguments by the course participants;
- seminars on particular profiles or issues of industrial law.
The materials cited in class or submitted to students from time to time to develop their interpretative and argumentative skills are uploaded to the e-learning platform.

Professor meets students for answer questions or give informations about the program of course before the lesson. She is also available to agree an appointment on a different day sending an e-mail previously.

Professors