Master of Intellectual Property Protection

The ISC launched a Master's in Intellectual Property Protection, which is considered an unprecedented qualitative program in law faculties at the local and regional levels. The program also provides an opportunity for admission to graduates of the Faculty of Law, and graduates of other faculties with different specializations. Where this field includes industrial and commercial [...]

The ISC launched a Master’s in Intellectual Property Protection, which is considered an unprecedented qualitative program in law faculties at the local and regional levels. The program also provides an opportunity for admission to graduates of the Faculty of Law, and graduates of other faculties with different specializations. Where this field includes industrial and commercial sectors of all kinds and other sectors related to intellectual property.

Key features of the course

  • Active participation in the development of intellectual property specialists, and support for scientific research in the field of intellectual property.
  • Providing an appropriate educational environment for developing scientific capabilities and directing them towards creativity and innovation in intellectual property.
  • Providing the community with legal cadres and competencies capable of outstanding performance and competition in the labor market, in order to serve and develop the community in the fields of scientific research, university teaching, and so on.
  • Excellence in supporting comparative studies of local, regional and international legislation in order to benefit from the experiences of different systems.
  • Supporting scientific research and enriching knowledge in all branches of law and elaborate research to reach an innovative practical scientific addition to gain access to new knowledge.
  • Providing universities, public and private institutions in societies with specialized cadres capable of following up on scientific and technological developments.
  • Working on scientific and cultural cooperation and exchanging experiences and knowledge with faculties of law with various regional and international universities.

The first stage - Compulsory courses 72 Credits

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Scientific Research Methodology

Research Methods and Scientific Methodology course aims to introduce students to the different models of ways to carry out useful legal research. Students will acquire knowledge about the design, methodology and techniques of scientific research, data collection, analysis and interpretation, and the use of research data in order to reach logical results that address the research problem. This course will help each student develop their ability to use this knowledge to become more effective as a legal researcher.

The curriculum’s inputs include: the form and type of knowledge, learners’ characteristics, needs, tendencies and interests, society’s philosophy, values, hopes and aspirations. The outputs of the curriculum are: knowledge, skills, and attitudes. 

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Protecting intellectual property through digital media

The curriculum of this course studies: the legal protection of intellectual property rights through digital media, as well as the protection of copyright over the Internet, the protection of the rights of performers and public performers through satellite broadcasting media, the dissemination of musical and artistic works through digital media, civil protection of the rights of intellectual property owners in case they are violated Through digital media, criminal protection for the infringement of intellectual property rights via digital media.

3
Literary property

The curriculum of this course studies the intellectual property rights contained in the human intellectual production in its literary, scientific or artistic aspect by studying both copyright and related rights. and literary, different types of works, types of authors, and author’s rights assigned to his work, whether in its financial or literary aspect, all in accordance with national law and relevant international conventions, the most important of which are the Berne Convention and the TRIPS Agreement. Translators, the rights of the performers, the rights of the owners of sound recordings, the rights of radio and television organizations, and the revenues of radio and television broadcasting.

4
Resolving and settling intellectual property disputes

The curriculum of this course studies the theories and means related to resolving intellectual property disputes without resorting to the courts, such as mediation and arbitration, and the role played by WIPO in this field. It focuses on the importance of the role of arbitration in the field of intellectual property dispute settlement, the types of mediation and its obligation to the parties to the dispute, arbitration and its implementation within the provisions of national laws and resolution Issues relating to web site names by alternative means. Focusing on judgments issued by national and regional courts in this regard. This course also includes studying the ways and means of enforcing intellectual property rights in national laws and international agreements, and studying the means available within national laws and international agreements such as civil and criminal procedures, prevention and border procedures. Focusing on judgments issued by national and regional courts in this regard.

5
Trademarks, trade names and geographical indications

The curriculum of this course studies an introduction to explaining the concept of intellectual property and the location of trademarks, trade names and geographical indications among the elements of intellectual property, and then introducing trademarks, their functions, methods of acquisition, benefits, types, methods of registration and cancellation, and methods of protection. And licensing the use of trademarks, franchising contracts in trademarks, protection of well-known trademarks, international registration of trademarks, study of trade names, definition of them, their functions, methods of acquisition, benefits, types, methods of registration and cancellation, and legal protection for them. An indication of the adequacy of the penalties prescribed for crimes affecting trademarks and trade names, licensing the use of the trade name, and legal protection for trade names. Focusing on judgments issued by national and regional courts in this regard. The study curriculum for this subject also includes the definition of geographical indications, the conditions and methods of their registration, and the legal protection for them in accordance with national legislation and international agreements. Focusing on judgments issued by national and regional courts in this regard.

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Patents and industrial designs

The curriculum of this course studies an introduction to the concept of intellectual property, the location of the patent and industrial designs and designs among the elements of intellectual property. It also includes the concept of invention, industrial designs and models, the conditions and procedures for applying for a patent, the implications of granting a patent, the obligations of the patent owner, and the compulsory license to exploit the patent and legal protection For inventions, international agreements in this regard, conventional and compulsory licenses in the field of patents, the definition of industrial designs and the conditions and procedures for their registration, the rights granted to owners of industrial designs or models, and the international agreements associated with them and their protection. It also includes an analytical study of the exploitation of industrial designs and their international filing, focusing on the provisions issued For the national and regional courts issued in this regard, and to indicate the adequacy of the penalties prescribed for committing crimes related to inventions and industrial designs and models.

Optional courses 24 Credits

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Conflict of Laws in Intellectual Property

The curriculum of this course studies: the legal protection of intellectual property rights through digital media, as well as the protection of copyright over the Internet, the protection of the rights of performers and public performers through satellite broadcasting media, the dissemination of musical and artistic works through digital media, civil protection of the rights of intellectual property owners in case they are violated Through digital media, criminal protection for the infringement of intellectual property rights via digital media.

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Intellectual property in vital areas

The curriculum of this course studies the importance of patents in the field of pharmaceutical industries, patent protection and their licensing in the medical field, the extent to which legal protection is excluded in the field of disease discovery and diagnosis, intellectual property laws and provisions in the medical and pharmaceutical fields. And the legal regulation of the licensing contract for the exploitation of patents in the pharmaceutical industry.

3
Intellectual property protection and economic development

The study curriculum for this course includes an introduction to the economic role of intellectual property rights in the economic development of countries and the economic evaluation of intellectual property assets, economic feasibility studies for the exploitation of intellectual property rights, protection of intellectual property rights in the fields of small and medium industries, the impact of intellectual property rights protection on economic growth and the role of the organization The World Intellectual Property Organization provides technical assistance to countries for the purpose of paying attention to intellectual property as a tool for economic development.

4
Trade secrets and protection of undisclosed information

The curriculum of this course deals with: Introducing the student to the nature of undisclosed information or what has been termed as “trade secrets” by indicating when the information is considered undisclosed, and therefore trade secrets, where the student learns what is meant by a trade secret and when it is subject to protection, and whether all Information that is considered a commercial secret, or are there conditions that must be met in order to be in front of undisclosed trade secrets, and this course also includes the means of protecting trade secrets from a civil point of view through the unfair competition lawsuit and the claim for compensation in accordance with the provisions of national law and the provisions of relevant international charters and agreements, and another What the judiciary has settled in this regard, whether at the local or international level, by reviewing some international practical issues related to the protection of trade secrets and undisclosed information.

5
Intellectual property rights and competition law

The curriculum of this course deals with: a study of unfair competition and its legal regulation in national legislation and international agreements, forms of competition, protection of intellectual property rights and the fight against monopolistic practices, types of monopolistic practices, the procedures that must be available to ensure freedom of competition, combating parasitic competition and counterfeiting products and goods.

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International organizations specialized in intellectual property protection

The curriculum of this course studies: the study of international organizations specialized in the field of intellectual property, the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property in 1886, the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Property in 1883 CE, the World Intellectual Property Organization and WIPO, as well as the in-depth study of the legal rules for the protection of intellectual property rights that came with it World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement.

The second stage - Practical Training 30 Credits

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Practical Training

In practical training, the student is assigned to teach a virtual course chosen by the college from among the courses studied by the student at the bachelor's level. The student should divide this course from twelve to fourteen brief lectures. The student presents each lecture in the form of a written summary of its topic in Word or PDF format, accompanied by a video recording of it with the student's voice using Power Point, the duration of which is no less than ten minutes and not more than about twenty minutes.

The thrid stage - Master's Thesis 54 Credits

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Master’s Thesis

The student submits a request to the university administration to register a master’s thesis, along with a proposed topic in one of the subspecialty tracks.

● If the initial approval of the subject title is achieved, the college council will designate a supervisor to guide and follow up the student in preparing the plan.

● The research plan includes the importance of the topic and a critical presentation of previous studies in it, specifically the research problem, then defining the study's curriculum and its main hypotheses or questions that you want to answer, and the division of the study and its sources.

● The student presents his proposed plan in a scientific seminar, discussing the plan as a topic and an approach.

● The student adjusts his plan based on the professors' observations in the seminar if he is asked to amend.

● After the seminar, the plan is presented to the college council to take its decision regarding the registration of the subject.

● In the event of approval, the college council’s decision is presented to the university council to approve registration, and the registration date is calculated from the university council’s approval date

To study a master’s degree at International Suleiman College, applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university. At International Suleiman College, we believe that a bachelor's degree is no longer enough to compete in the labor market, so we offer high-quality postgraduate programs for anyone who has a bachelor's degree and wishes to achieve their academic and research ambitions.
International Suleiman College provides a study commensurate with the student's capabilities, especially in line with the time allotted daily for study, given that the master's student has practical and social responsibilities. We expect fully taught students to be able to obtain a master's degree within two academic years. We expect students studying partially to be able to obtain a master's degree within 3-4 years of study.
The academic year is divided into four semesters. In each semester, the student is allowed to register a maximum of two research courses and one minimum course with a maximum of 24 credit hours and a minimum of 12 credit hours. Classes are distributed as follows: • The first semester begins at the beginning of the third week of October and ends at the end of the third week of December. • The second semester begins at the beginning of the first week of January and ends at the end of the first week of March. • The third semester begins at the beginning of the second week of March and ends at the end of the second week of May. • The fourth semester begins at the beginning of the fourth week of May and ends at the end of the fourth week of July. • Summer vacation begins at the beginning of August and continues for the third week of October. • After the end of each semester, a two-week vacation is scheduled between semesters.
The tuition fee is £75 per credit hour, • Students are allowed to register a maximum of 24 credit hours each semester and 12 credit hours as a minimum. • The student pays a one-time enrollment fee of 200 pounds when registering with the ISC • The student pays 100 sterling pounds per semester as the registration fee for study subjects. • The iddat hour = four actual hours.
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