IT Legal Aspects (ILV)

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Course lecturer:

Mag. Dr.

 Ralf Blaha
Course numberM-CE-1.08
Course codeITLA
Curriculum2011
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW2,0
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction English

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.

Students shall know the scope of various fields of IT-law and be able to assess typical legal matters and risks connected with Information Technologies.

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.

Contents:

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

Basics, Intellectual Property Law, Trademarks, Patents, Copyright, Trade Secrets, IT contract law, Data protection law, IT-security, Liabilty of providers

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

Internet: www.ris.bka.gv.at

lecture, studying some case law together. The "practical approach" is very important.

written examination with open questions and some cases, presentations by the students, active participation