Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3082C: Trade Mark and Patent Law

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

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).