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Course unit
GIP6075097, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
GI2373, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Department of reference Department of Private Law and Critique of Law
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge MAURIZIO BIANCHINI IUS/04

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines IUS/04 Commercial Law 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 A.A. 2019/20 sede di Treviso 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 BIANCHINI MAURIZIO (Presidente)
RINALDO CARLOTTA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Students are advised to complete Private Law 2 and Constitutional Law courses, before taking Competition and IP Law.

Although not constituting a formal prerequisite, students intending to take this course should have attained basic knowledges on "Europen Union Law" and on “Commercial Law” (or “Commercial Law 1”, where applicable).
NOTE TO FOREIGN STUDENTS: Erasmus and/or Exchange students must introduce themselves to the course instructor at the beginning of the course in order to assess if their legal background would make this class fitting their needs.
Target skills and knowledge: Purpose of this course is the attainment of basic knowledge of_
- the Italian antitrust law and regulations;
- Unfair Competition Rules;
- Trademark Law;
- Patent Law and
-Copyright Law.
Examination methods: Oral test.
Students assiduously attending classes, subject to the instructor's permission, may opt for a paper concerning on one of the topics discussed throughout the course, in lieu of the oral examination. The paper election shall be made by attending students witinin the 10th of June 2020.
Topic, terms, conditions, including minimum lenght, structure, and additional deadline regarding the paper in lieu of the examination should be discussed in advance with the course instructor.
Paper submission deadlines expiring later than the 10th of January 2021 will not be approved.
Assessment criteria: Each student’s minimum level of course proficiency will be tested on the basis of the regularity of attendance to classes (and, where organized, at least to one seminar cycle); level of understanding of the basic concepts concerning the main topics presented (Competition Law; Unfair Competition Rules; Trademark Law; Patent Law; Copyright Law); answers presentation skill (level of legal lexicon and language appropriateness in presenting each answer to examination questions). Occasional use of Italian language during the final oral test will be acceptable.
Course unit contents: Please see above.
A more detailed course program will be presented at the Course Introduction session, to be held shortly before the beginning of the II Semester (announcement thereof will be posted in the Student Area of Moodle and at the Front Office of Palazzo San Leonardo).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course will consist in: (a) traditional lectures, during which leading cases will be presented and discussed with students from time to time and (b) seminars to be organized on specific topics (e.g.: “Antirust Compliance Programs”; “Antitrust Concentration Rules”; “Fashion Design Regulation”; “Photography and Copyright”; “Patents Case Study”).
Students are welcome to submit their preferences on possible additional seminar topics at the beginning of the II semester.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Additional reading materials will be posted from time to time in the dedicated section of "Moodle".
Students are responsible for Moodle updates.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Auteri, Paolo (et alii), Diritto industriale - proprietà intellettuale e concorrenza. Torino: Giappichelli, 2016. oppure l'ultima edizione disponibile (meglio controllare prima dell'acquisto). Please buy the last available edition (please check before purchase) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vanzetti, Adriano; Di_Cataldo, Vincenzo, Manuale di diritto industrialeAdriano Vanzetti, Vincenzo Di Cataldo. Milano: Giuffrè, 2018. oppure l'ultima edizione pubblicata /please buy the last available edition (please check before purchase) Cerca nel catalogo

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  • Lecturing
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  • Working in group
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  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

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