119-0310/09 – Intellectual Property Law (PNS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of LawCredits2
Subject guarantorprof. JUDr. Vladimír Týč, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. JUDr. Vladimír Týč, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GOD20 Mgr. Pavel Godický
TYC15 prof. JUDr. Vladimír Týč, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

In the subject matter students are supposed to: - describe legal enviroment, define its subject, characterize legal regulation and list basal forms of regulation, - comprehend principles of the public law and private law regulation and to explain differences between them - apply acquiired knowledge and comprehension to interpret and solve model situations

Teaching methods



This subject determines the frame of legal regulation of social use and protection of intellectual property. The aim is to acquaint the students with deeper knowledge of legal norms regarding intellectual property and private data protection. It further considers copyright and industrial copyright´s regulation in the Czech Republic and abroad. Also in practical connection legal regulation of advertising as for public and private level is dealt as well as advertising self-regulation.

Compulsory literature:

BAINBRIDGE, I. David. Intellectual Property. Seventh Edidion. London: Pitman Publishing, 2009, 886 p. ISBN 978-1-4058-5920-2.

Recommended literature:

Intellectual Property Law and Policy. Hart Publishing, 2013. ISBN 1849460574.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Within the study to monitor the actual changes of legislation in accordance with the pedagogue´s instructions.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction. System, status within Czech law. Sources and subjects of intellectual property law. Status of state and state administrative organization as for this field. Protection of private data. Enterprise and its protection. Protection of trade secret and know-how. 2. Copyright Law I – term, sorts, copyright establishment. Copyright content. Duration of copyright. Exclusive personality rights. Exclusive property rights. 3. Copyright Law II - use of copyright. Free usage. Legal license. Free product. 4. Copyright Law III - license, product with special regime of usage. 5. Copyright Law IV – rights related to copyright. Art performance. Sound and sound-pictured record. Radio and TV broadcasting. Database and its producer. 6. Copyright Law V – collective administration of rights. copyright protection. State control. 7. Trademark I – register, registration, sorts of trademarks, trademark owner. 8. Trademark II – trademark registering process, license and trademark transcription. Duration of validity. Rights termination. Origin and geographical mark. Regime of trademark entitlement. Users of mark. Register, termination. 9. Invention – patent and its owner. Invention protection. License. patenting process. European patent. 10. Other industrial rights – utility design, industrial design, innovation suggestion, topography of semiconductor products, breeding rights, rights execution. 11. Advertising Law I – legal regulation, state control, responsibility for advertisement against the law. 12. Advertising Law II – legal regulation, unfair competition, judicial protection against unfair competition, ethical self-regulation and its means. Protection of trade secret and trade firm. Protection of personality, good will of the legal entity and private data.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 85 2
        Zápočet Written test 85  85
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2014/2015 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics (00) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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