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LAW6164   Intellectual Property and Human Rights   (15 credits)

Year Running: 2017/2018
Credit level: F7
Co-requisites   LAW685


The aim of the module is to provide an overview of the relationship between intellectual property rights and human rights in the light of current debates about globalization and access to science, health and medicines. Students will study the core texts in international law and will critically examine the role and interaction of UN institutions in the governance of intellectual property rights.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 138.0
Seminar 12.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 100 % S2