|Course code module||MREC0170-A|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Knowledge of the basic course commercial and economic law
Commercial law and economic law (3BREC-A-16)
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
In-depth insight in national and European rules of unlawful competition and consumer protection law.
Being able to analyse and resolve cases
3. Course content
Unlawful competition is in essence a collective term for competing acts that infringe the protectable interests of a competitor.
The course is dividend into two parts:
General lectures on unlawful competition law and consumer protection law. In these lectures some specific topics will be discuss such as advertising rules, passing off, leaning on, misappropriation of trade secrets or confidential information and disparagement of a competitors goods or services.
Moot court session on unlawful competition: all students will take part in simulated court proceedings, including drafting briefs and participating in an oral argument
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesTutorialsSkills training
Personal work: Assignments - individualPaper - individual
5. Assessment method
Continuous assessment: AssignmentsCase studiesParticipation in classroom activities
Written assignment: Without oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Slides and documentation are available at Blackboard
7. Recommended reading - study material