Are you fascinated by the ins and outs of intellectual property protection systems in the EU, US, Asia and beyond? Do you want to advance your international career in cross-border IP litigation practice, or to become an IP expert at the European Patent Office? Are you looking for a challenging, small-scale programme that approaches IP law from multiple perspectives? Then the Advanced Master’s in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management (IPKM) could be just the programme for you. The IPKM programme provides you with the legal foundations and practical and technical skills to work at the crossroads of legal services, policy and knowledge management in technology-driven, innovative and creative industries. Students with work experience and working professionals are particularly encouraged to apply. The curriculum is structured to support a combination of working and studying.
This programme gives me great exposure to international legal systems, especially European law
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Now is high time to prepare for life without the Appellate Body—hopefully it will only be temporary, argued Maastricht doctoral researcher Jens Hillebrand Pohl at a guest lecture he gave at Nagoya University, Japan, on 23 April 2019.
Electronics companies increasingly engage in patent aggregation, that is to accrue patents without using them for manufacturing purposes. So far, it is unclear whether such behaviour has negative effects on innovation. If it did, could EU competition law remedy it?
E-personhood is a term proposed in a draft report by the EU Parliament, about civil rules and laws on Robotics. This legal status aims at ensuring rights and responsibilities for the most capable AI agents. An intense debate about its usefulness is taking place in the EU.