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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3028: Intellectual Property

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise coverage may vary, it is anticipated that the following topics will be covered:

 Introduction to the principles of Intellectual Property Law - Outline & Theory  
Copyright Introduction  
Copyright Subsistence  
Copyright Infringement  
Copyright Defences  
Digital Copyright

Specialist Topics 

Copyright Reform   



Trade Marks

Passing Off

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 activities2828 x 1 hour Lecture
Scheduled learning and teaching activities84 x 2 hour Seminars
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activities128 x 1.5 hour Workshops
Guided independent study120Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided independent study40Workshop preparation
Guided independent study 92Formative and summative assessment preparation

Online Resources

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