Course detail

Intellectual Property Law and Pre-diploma Seminar

ÚSI-ESDVSAcad. year: 2020/2021

The subject focuses on issues concerned with intellectual property in intermittent information and knowledge-based society at the international, community and national level.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will acquire basic knowledge concerning intellectual property law in the international, community and Czech context.


Not requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

SRSTKA, J: a kol.: Autorské právo a práva související. Vysokoškolská učebnice. Praha: Leges, 2. vyd. 2019. (CS)
TELEC, I. Právo duševního vlastnictví. Výběr snímků k přednáškám. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2007. ISSN 1802-128X, (a násl. aktualizované verze.) (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Tuition takes place in the form of lectures which present basic principles, the methodology of the given discipline, problems and example solutions.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The condition for passing the exam is the successful completion of the written exam. Detailed classification rules will be made available in the information system under the entry for the relevant subject.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Intellectual property law – general part.
2. Enforcement of intellectual property rights.
3. Trademark law.
4. Company law, right of designation of origin, geographical indications and other designation rights, including domain name rights.
5. Patent and utility model law.
6. Industrial design law
7. Laws governing improvement proposals
8. Copyright and related laws.
9. Database law.


The aim of the subject is to teach students the basics of intellectual property law, especially the nature of these laws, the individual types of such laws and their characteristics, and licensed as well as other forms of business relations, as well as the protection of these rights.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Not specified.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EID_P Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 1 credit, compulsory
  • Programme REI_P Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 1 credit, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


eLearning: opened course