Communication Engineering part time

Area of studies
Civil Engineering

Level of qualification
2. Cycle (Master)

Qualification awarded
DiplomingenieurIn (DI)

Mode of study

Duration of study
4 Semesters

ECTS-Credits awarded
120 ECTS


FH site

Tuition fees
€ 363.36

ÖH contribution
€ 18,70


Details - IT Legal Aspects

Course number: M-CE-1.08
Course: IT Legal Aspects
Type: Integrierte Lehrveranstaltung (Integrated Course)
ECTS-Credits: 3
Instructor: iur. Doris Hattenberger,
Mag.a Sandra Vidoni
Course ID: ITLA
Semester: WS 2011
Semester of degree program 1
Number of groups 1
Language of instruction:
Curriculum version: 2011

learning outcomes of the course unit:
It is the aim of this lecture to communicate "system-knowlegde". The students shall be able to assess which kind of legal problems can occur and shall be able to solve them. The use of the wording of a law thereby is very important.

mode of delivery: Presencecourse

prerequisits and co-requisits:

recommended optional programme components:

course contents:
The students will work out the complex and non-transparent

aspects of regulations, regimentations and the legal framework of the vast field related to information technology.


1) Basics and relevant Constitutional Provisions (Freedom of Expresions, Right to Privacy)

2) Data Privacy Laws

3) Telecommunications Law

4) Relevant Provisions of Media Law

5) Computer Related Penal Provisions

6) E-Commerce-Law

7) Copyright Law

8) Patent Law and Petty Patent Law

recommended or required reading:
Jahnel/Schramm/Staudegger (Hrsg), Informatikrecht, 2. Auflage, Springer, 2003

Janisch/Mader, E-Business, LexisNexis Praxis-Rechtsskripten, 3. Auflage, 2006

Holoubek/Potacs (Hrsg), Handbuch des Wirtschaftsrechts (Datenschutz, Telekommunikation, Recht der Massenmedien), 2. Auflage, Springer, 2007

Holoubek/Traimer/Kassai, Grundzüge des Rechts der Massenmedien, 4. Auflage, Springer Notes 2010

Haybäck, Das Recht am geistigen Eigentum, LexisNexis Praxis-Rechtsskripten, 2. Auflage, 2009

Haybäck, Grundzüge des Marken- und Immaterialgüterrechts, LexisNexis/Orac-Rechtsskripten, 3. Auflage, 2009


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