Bucerius / UC Hastings Summer Program in International IP Transactions

July 13 - 31, 2015
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany


WEEK 1

July 13

  • Orientation Program
  • Introduction
  • Business Aspects of Licensing

July 14

  • Legal Aspects of Licensing
  • Guided Walking Tour through Speicherstadt and HafenCity

July 15

  • German Contract Law relevant to Licensing
  • Site Workshop at Google

July 16

  • U.S. Contract Law
  • Practical Aspects of Licensing under German Law
  • Workshop (Group Work)

July 17

  • Site Workshop at Airbus


WEEK 2

July 20

  • Introduction to EU Trademark Law
  • Trademarks - U.S. and Cross Border
  • Visit to the City Hall

July 21

  • Conflict of Laws in International Agreements
  • Equitable Ownership of Copyright and Implied Licenses
  • Workshop (Group Work)

July 22

  • Licensing in Biotech
  • Patent Licensing: Standards and FRAND

July 23

  • U.S. Patent Law
  • Copyright Licensing Issues with a Focus on Software
  • Workshop (Group Work)

July 24     

  • Excursion to Lübeck


WEEK 3

July 27
    

  • EU Patents and Competition Principles
  • Drafting Principles
  • Visit to Bucerius Kunst Forum

July 28

  • Competition and Exhaustion Doctrines as Limitation to Licensing
  • Workshop (Review)

July 29

  • Negotiation Workshop

July 30

  • Negotiation Workshop

July 31

  • Exam
  • Farewell Ceremony