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IT, Technology & Telecoms
European Law
Intellectual Property Law
Information & Data Protection Law
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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at those interested in intellectual property, technology and data law developments. It aims to set out a number of recent developments and their significance for IP rights holders. It firstly looks at the ECJ’s landmark ruling in Brustle and at how the IPO has applied this decision in two related patent applications. It discusses the government’s patent box proposals before addressing the likely implications of the second installment of Richard Hooper’s report on copyright licensing. The podcast also looks at the recent successful private prosecution brought by FACT against the operator of a pirate website. Finally it outlines the implementation of the cookie requirements under the E-Privacy Directive.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered how the UK's IPO has applied the ECJ’s decision in Brustle;
  • Understand the aims and the key provisions of the Biotech Directive;
  • Have considered the UK government’s patent box proposals;
  • Be aware of the methods of calculating relevant profits;
  • Understand the second installment of Richard Hooper’s report on copyright licensing in the digital age;
  • Be aware of the deficiencies with copyright licensing identified in Richard Hooper’s first report;
  • Know how the courts are approaching sentencing in infringement cases;
  • Understand the amended rules under the E-Privacy Directive concerning the use of cookies to collect personal data.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Market Update / Hot Topic
Panel Discussion
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In this podcast Mark Lubbock and Inbali Iserles discuss some of the recent changes in the field of intellectual property and data law.

Date recorded: 27 September 2012

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