119-0324/06 – Intellectual Property Law (PDV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of LawCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Mgr. Ing. Alexander Bělohlávek, Dr.Subject version guarantorprof. JUDr. Vladimír Týč, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation2021/2022
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+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will be able to: - describe the legal environment, define the subject of the regulation, characterize the legal regulation and list the basic forms regulation, - understand the principles of public and private law and explain the difference between them - Use acquired knowledge and understanding to clarify and solve model situations - recognize the problem in practice and infer appropriate legal regulation - explain the legal aspect of the problem in practice - explain the legislation and recommend possible solutions to the problem in practice.

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:

BENTLY, Lionel, SHERMAN Brad, GANGJEE Dev and Phillip JOHNSON. Intellectual property law. 5. Revised edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 1520 s. ISBN 9780198769958 JANKŮ, Martin. EU business law: learning text. Praha: Vysoká škola finanční a správní, 2019. Educopress. ISBN 978-80-7408-186-6. POLLICINO, Oreste, Giovanni Maria RICCIO a Marco BASSINI, ed. Copyright and fundamental rights in the digital age: a comparative analysis in search of a common constitutional ground. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020. ISBN 978-1-78811-387-8.

Recommended literature:

ADAMS, Stephen. Information sources in patents. 4th completely revised edition. Berlin: De Gruyter Saur, 2020 ISBN 978-3-11-055006-1. DREYFUSS, Rochelle Cooper a Justine PILA, ed. The Oxford handbook of intellectual property law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. ISBN 978-0-19-875845-7. OKEDIJI, Ruth L., ed. Copyright law in an age of limitations and exceptions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. ISBN 978-1-107-13237-5.

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 of this subject and context in the Czech law. Sources and the subjects of intellectual property law. State position and state administration in this field. Protection of personal data, natural person and legal person. Trade company and its protection. Protection of trade secred and know-how. 2. Copyright I. - Author´s work - term, marks, types, exclusions. Author and author´s work creation. Content of copyright. Exclusive personality rights. Exclusive property rights. 3. Copyright II. Author´s work usage. Free usage. Legal licence. Duration of property law. Free works. 4. Copyright III. Licence contract. Exclusive and non-exklusive licence. Publishing licence. Sub-licence and its transfer. Special types of author´s work and special conditions of its usage. 5. Copyright IV. Rights connected to copyright. Rights to art performance. Rights to recordings. Rights to radio and TV broadcasting. Publisher´s right. Special rights to database. 6. Copyright V. Protection of copyrights and rights connected to it. Customs in connections with rights protection. Collective administration of rights. State supervision. 7. Trademark I. Term. Register. legal capacity to be recorded in the register. types of trademarks. Trademark owner. 8. Trademark II. Procedure of recording. Transfer and changeover of trademark. Protecting period. Rights termination. Licence. 9. Indication of origin and geographical marking. Differences of trademark authorization régime. Qualification to be recorded. Trademark users. recording procedure. Usage of trademark. 10. Invention. Term and subjects of patent law. Procedure of patent granting. Invention protection. Licence and forced licence. Other industrial rights. Utility example. Industrila example. Improvement proposal. Origin. Topography of semiconductor products. Cultivation law. 11. Intangibles in international trade. International legal regulation connected to the intangibles. Sources. Their protection. Means of internationl protection. 12. Advertising law I. Term. Public regulation of advertisement. State supervision and its bodies. Responsibility for lawless advertisement. Administration wrongs and sanctions. 13. Advertising law II. Add regulation as for private law. Unfair competition. Court protection against unfair competition. Ethical self-regulation of advertisement and its means.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 85 (85) 85 2
        Zápočet Written test 85  85
Mandatory attendence participation: Dle pokynů garanta předmětu

Show history

Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP:

Show history

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2017/2018 Winter