Department: Bachelor of Law
Module Description: This module aims to provide students an understanding of the rationales and development of intellectual property laws and familiarise them with current trends and developments in the field of intellectual property. The module covers the history and rationale of intellectual property rights, the UAE national intellectual property regime relating to copyright, trademarks and patents, the international intellectual property system and enforcement of intellectual property rights.
The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law prepared purposefully for this particular module.
Craig A. Nard, Michael J. Madison & Mark P. McKema, The Law of Intellectual Property 5th ed.(Wolters Kluwer, 2017)
Susy Frankel and Daniel J. Gervais, Advanced Introduction to International Intellectual Property (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016)
Ezieddin Elmahjub, An Islamic Vision of Intellectual Property: Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Charlotte Waelde, Contemporary Intellectual Property: Law and Policy 4th ed (Oxford Univ Press, 2016)
William Cornish, Gordon Ionwy, David Llewelyn and Tanya Aplin, Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyright, Trade Marks and Allied Rights (Oxford University Press, 2013)
Paul Goldstein and Marketa T. Landova, International Intellectual Property Law, Cases and Materials 5th ed. (Foundation Press, 2019)
Henning G. Ruse-Kahn, The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law (Oxford University Press, 2016)
Lionel Bently and Brad Sherman, Intelletual Property (Oxford University Press, 2014)
Kurt Saunders, Intellectual Property Law: Legal Aspects of Innovation and Competition (West Academic Publishing, 2016)
Mark G. Malven, Technology Transactions: A Practical Guide to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Agreements (Practising Law Institute, 2015)
Rober W. Gomulkiewicz, Xuan-thao Nguyen and Danielle M. Conway, Licensing Intellectual Property: Law and Application 4th ed. (Wolters Kluwer; 2018)