Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3082C: Trade Mark and Patent Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2012/3 academic year.

Please note that this module is delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary, it is envisaged that the course will include some of the following topics:-

1. International, European and domestic regulation of trademarks and patents.

2. Patents 1

3. Patents 2

4. Patents 3

5. Patent Attorney

6. Trade Marks 1

7. Trade Marks 2

8. Passing Off

9. Free Movement of Goods

10. IP in Practice - guest

11. Revision Lecture

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 Activities22ILOs 1-12 will be achieved through 11 x 2 hour lectures which are lecturer led or delivered by an invited speaker when appropriate and;
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities3Seminars which will encourage you to be an active participant in understanding how trademark and patent law is applied.
Guided independent study22Preparation for lectures from a handout provided in advance;
Guided independent study24Preparation for workshops using material provided in a handout;
Guided independent study30Preparation of formative assessment; research and
Guided independent study49Preparation for writing summative assessment

Online Resources

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