University of Glasgow

Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy [LLM]

4.7 excellent 3 opinions
University of Glasgow
In Glasgow

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
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  • Glasgow (Scotland)
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You will develop a critical understanding of a wide range of issues concerning the legal regulation of intellectual property and the digital economy. You will benefit from access to and engagement with the Law School’s newly established £8M Research Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy: CREATe. CREATe is a pioneering academic initiative – led by the Law School at the University of Glasgow – designed to help the UK cultural and creative industries thrive and become innovation leaders within the global digital economy.  You will have the opportunity to apply for a summer internship at firms that specialise in intellectual property matters. At present, our strategic partners include: (i) Burness Paull & Williamsons, a top tier Scottish commercial law firm with extensive expertise in IP, IT and Information Law; and (ii) Cloch Solicitors, a boutique Scottish IP law firm. You will benefit from our excellent facilities including the dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.

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5.0 26/05/2019
About the course: I enjoyed my time here, made great friends and after that nothing felt like a struggle. I knew from the start that I can rely on lectures and tutors as well.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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4.5 24/05/2019
About the course: Everything is amazing here. Glasgow, the city, the people all our love. The teaching and the facilities provided are beyond great. I have made the right decision to be here. Highly recommend
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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4.5 24/05/2019
About the course: The social life, lecturers, and the course itself is so amazing. I was so pleased to see it all at once. The community provides the support and pushes you to be the best version of yourself
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Intellectual Property

Course programme

You are required to take at least three courses from the following list (and four courses in total) and to submit a dissertation approved as falling within the area. Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching.

  • Brand protection
  • Contemporary issues in intellectual property
  • Copyright in the digital environment
  • European Union trade law
  • E-Commerce, rights management, and information
  • Intellectual property and the market
  • International and comparative intellectual property law
  • International and comparative moral rights.

Note: Some courses might not be available every year.

Additional information

‌This programme is designed to equip students with a detailed and critical understanding of the legal issues concerning the regulation of both intellectual property and the digital economy, including the place and importance of intellectual property within the digital economy. It will also enable students to locate, understand and evaluate these legal issues within a national, regional (European), and an international context. It will provide students with an advanced-level qualification giving rise to a wide range of employment opportunities including: legal practice...

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