Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3081: Copyright, Confidence, Remedies and Theories

This module descriptor refers to the 2013/4 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics in the following order although precise content and order may vary.


1 Introduction to the principles of Intellectual Property Law - Outline & Theory

2 Remedies

3 Copyright Introduction

4 Copyright Subsistence

5 Copyright Infringement

6 Copyright Defences

7 Digital Copyright

8 Moral Rights

9 Confidence Law

10 Copyright Reform

11 Revision

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity22 ILOs 1-9 will be achieved through 11 x 2 hour lectures which are lecturer led and
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity4.5 Seminars which will encourage you to be an active participant in understanding how IP law is applied.
Guided Independent study123.5 2Independent study

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/