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KDEC 3045 - Enterprise : IP inside

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 12

Language of tuition : English


Basic principles knowledge of law or of economy.

Course Description

In all or most of their activities intellectual property has to be taken into consideration by enterprises, at least within a defensive approach or under a risk management approach. But, in many circumstances, enterprises may increase their efficiency and reach their goals by incorporating the intellectual property tool into their strategy. The aim of this course is to explain the do, the how to do, and do not, in the field of intellectual property to maximize the performance of a company.


SUEUR, Thierry (Directeur de la Propriété Intellectuelle et Président du comité PI du MEDEF)

Pedagogical format

Slides, example of contracts, notes.

Course validation

Travail qui servira de contrôle, plus évaluation faite en classe à chaque cours en fonction des interventions des étudiants.


Have knowledge, even if not full knowledge, of what IP rights are about including the Trip's agreement (WTO) and the 1883 Paris Convention. 6 x 2 lectures plus preparation.

Required reading

  • Intellectual property in the EU 2012 – 2022 ISBN 978-2-8027-3631-8
  • Main international laws and convention on IP, read also societal debates on the pro and cons about IP
  • Economic studies published by the US patent and Trade Mark offices, and the economic studies published by the European Office
  • The EU trade mark office (OHIM), FTC report, National Academy of Science report on IP

Additional required reading

Browse the web and enjoy