Intellectual Property Law English Course

Intellectual Property English

Overview

The “Legal English of IP Law” presents the essential law and key legal English terminology in lessons covering reading, writing, listening and speaking through on-line lessons.

The course covers the wide range of technical and legal words and phrases used in this area of law, equipping the students to work in this rapidly developing field.

The course contains units covering the essential law, which every international IP Lawyer should know in order to work effectively in this sphere. This includes the law of patents, copyright, e-commerce, domain names, design law, internet law, together with practicalal skills such as drafting IP agreements, and IP due diligence. All the teachers and trainers are either qualified British lawyers, in private practice with experience of IP Law and, as such, they understand the questions and tasks that clients are likely to ask lawyers to assist with.

The course requires 15 hours of lesson time plus another 8 – 10 hours of private study time, using inter-active study exercises submitted through the Internet and e mail, over the period of the course 

Course includes

  • 15 Live video-conferencing lessons
  • On-line exercises to test reading ability
  • On-line exercises to test listening ability
  • On-line exercises to test writing ability
  • On-line exercises and live discussions to test speaking ability
  • On-line exercises and live discussions to teach the law of Contract
  • full vocabulary guide of essential words and phrases together with their legal meaning
  • authentic contracts and documentation
  • practice in writing and preparing genuine commercial contracts
  • the essential law of I P
  • I P  terminology and vocabulary
  • a course certificate, following satisfactory performance during the course from the Trainer and British Legal Centre
  • individual feedback to each participant following the end of course exam
  • 25% Discount on the price of attendance at British Legal Centre’s Summer Schools

Course contents

Intellectual Property English Lesson 1

Trade Mark Law Language and Law of trade marks plus examples of phrases and vocabulary: copyrights, trademarks, fair use, public domain, derivative works.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 2

Trade Mark Law in practice The Law and practical methods of registration of trade marks plus the vocabulary of this area of law, e. g. Protected emblems, customary, distinctive, arbitrary, watch notice.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 3

Protection of Well-Known Trade Marks The Law and Vocabulary relating to the protection of well-known trade marks, e.g. blurring, notoriety, counterfeiting, infringement.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 4

Disputes regarding Domain Names The Law plus legal and technical language relating to disputes involving domain names, e.g. kiting, tasting, cybersquatting.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 5

Copyright Law The Law and vocabulary of basic legal principles and general policy of copyright, e g exclusive economic rights, recorded materials, first owners, moral rights.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 6

Copyright Law in Practice Contemporary topics of the law as it stands today and the legal vocabulary associated with it, e.g. exhaustion, parallel imports, moral rights.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 7

Patent Law The Law and vocabulary of basic legal principles and general policyof Patents, e g Patentability, inventive step, excluded types, industrial use specifications.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 8

Patent Law in practice The Law and vocabulary relating to modern issues in patent law e.g. State Street Case, business methods.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 9

IP Contracts and Agreements The necessary vocabulary and phrases needed to discuss and agree terms of IP contracts negotiating and drafting agreements such as naked licenses, royalty payments, Licence in.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 10

Designs Design law and vocabulary.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 11

Modern Issues affecting IP and IT Law and practice the vocabulary of the modern law and practice of IT and IP, e.g. Knowledge exchange, knowledge transfer providers, intra-net.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 12

Competition Language used to describe the basics of competition law (examples: collusion, cartels, predatory pricing, tying).

Intellectual Property English Lesson 13

E-Commerce The Law and Language of Intellectual Property as it affects E-Commerce e.g. intra-net, aggregator, application service provider, Business Process Re-engineering.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 14

Geographical Indications and Parallel Imports s The Law and vocabulary relating to this area of business.

Intellectual Property English Lesson 15

Due Diligence in IP Law The legal language of IP and the matters which must be covered in due diligence for IP, e. g. exploitability, Non Infringement Investigation, non-competition agreements. Final Examination Full test of the law and vocabulary used in the course

The course covers the wide range of technical and legal words and phrases used in this area of law equipping the students to work in this rapidly developing field of Law.

The course requires 15 hours of lesson time plus another 8 – 10 hours of private study time, using inter-active study exercises submitted through the Internet and e mail, over the period of the course.

As some of the other students will almost certainly be in other cities, and even different Countries and time zones we try to agree a mutually convenient time for all the students in the group. We are happy to time the lessons for the weekends, or public holidays, if this is what the students want.

Access to the lesson library to review former lessons, access to interactive exercises, video-conference link to the instructor.

Course prices

Course type Video lessons with a lawyer Homework Video lessons one-to-one with a lawyer Course price

Private

Live one-to-one classes
15 private lessons/60 min Twice/week following each class Yes, 15 private lessons/60 minutes each

$ 950

Group

Live Broadcasts+Homework+ Conversation
15 lessons/60 min Twice/week following each class No, group lessons

$ 450

Pre-recorded

Pre-recorded webinars
15 lessons/60 min Add-on option for US$ 80 No

not presently avalible

Separate lesson

Pre-recorded lessons
15 lessons/60 min No No

not presently avalible

Free trial lesson

Pre-recorded lessons
1 lesson/60 min No No

not presently avalible