FOUNDATION OF IP LAW
2014/2015, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4070V ( 5 ) / LL5070V ( 5 ) / LL6070V ( 5 ) / LC5070V ( 5 )
This course seeks to introduce students to the general principles of intellectual property law, as well as, major international IP conventions. Exploration of the general IP principles will be undertaken using examples from Singapore, the U.K., the EU, and the US. This course is aimed at students who have no knowledge of IP law but are interested in learning more about this challenging area of law. It will also be useful for students intending to pursue the advanced courses in IP/IT by providing them with the necessary foundation on IP law.
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
Not opened to students who have taken or are taking a course on Law of Intellectual Property [LL4405/LL5405/LC5405/LL6405]; [LL4405A/LL5405A/LC5405A/LL6405A]; [LL4405B/LL5405B/LC5405B/LL6405B] or its equivalent. Student who have done GCIP are precluded.
3-hr weekly seminar
Mode of Assessment:
Final Exam - 60%; 2000 words Essay - 30% & Class Participation - 10%