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TLS_1015 Information and Internet Law in Europe and Beyond 12 op
Organised by
Turku Law School
Person in charge
Professor Tuomas Mylly
Minimum preceding studies
110 ECTS.
Preceding studies
All students should have basic knowledge of the law of contractual obligations, commercial and European law. The students of the Faculty of Law should have completed the basic courses on European Law, the law of obligations and commercial law, or equivalent.

Learning outcomes

Information and Internet Law in Europe and Beyond provides the students with the essential capabilities and intellectual tools to analyze the typical legal problems related to the regulation of information and the internet. Utilising problem-based learning and discursive teaching methods, it also aims at developing the students' interest and skills in critical legal analysis, argumentation and writing.

Contents

The course focuses on European and global regulation of information and the internet. Private international law related to the internet and intellectual property, liability issues in the internet environment, as well as intellectual property and competition law questions related to the internet and information technologies form the core areas of law discussed during the course.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

Restricted entry, limited to 20 students. Students enrolling in the LIS-programme have priority in the selections.

Teaching methods

Approximately 50 contact hours. The course is based on intensive participation throughout the course. It consists of seminar-type lectures (including advance preparation and group work), essay (appr. 15 p.) and the related seminar.
- 30 hours of lectures. The lecturers may assign advance readings and (group) work tasks; and
- a seminar (max. 20 h).

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Essay
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English
Seminar
  • In English

The course is based on intensive participation throughout the course. Law students of the Faculty of Law may continue working with an essay and expand it into a bachelor`s thesis (ON-seminaarityö).

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
The grades (1-5) will depend on the take-home examination (50%), successful completion of tasks assigned and the essay (50%). Performance during the lectures and seminars +/-1.

Study materials

Ian Brown (ed.): Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet (Edward Elgar 2013), as instructed. Available electronically in the Turku library databases.

Andrew Murray: Information Technology Law. The Law and Society (Second edition, OUP 2013), as instructed. Available electronically in the Turku library databases.

Christopher Millard (ed.): Cloud Computing Law (OUP, 2013), as instructed.

Stokes, Simon: Digital copyright : law and practice (OUP, 2014), as instructed.

Y. Benkler: The Wealth of Networks. How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom, Yale University Press 2006. Freely available from the Internet.

Tasks assigned: a selection of articles, treatise excerpts, case law and official materials assigned for the lectures (approximately 200 p).

Further information

TIME: IV Period
Restricted entry, limited to 20 students.
The course is part of the Master's Degree Programmme in Law and Information Society (LIS). Students enrolled in the LIS have priority in the selections.
Law students of the Faculty of Law may continue working with an essay and expand it into a bachelor`s thesis (ON-seminaarityö).

Belongs to following study modules

Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Specialisation fields (MDP in Law and Information Society)
2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Opintokokonaisuudet
MDP in Law and Information Society
Turku Law School
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Oikeustieteen tohtorin tutkinto