BIOTECHNOLOGIES AND LAW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Stampa
Enrollment year
2020/2021
Academic year
2021/2022
Regulations
DM270
Academic discipline
IUS/14 (EUROPEAN UNION LAW)
Department
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY "LAZZARO SPALLANZANI"
Course
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Curriculum
PERCORSO COMUNE
Year of study
Period
2nd semester (01/03/2022 - 14/06/2022)
ECTS
6
Lesson hours
48 lesson hours
Language
Italian
Activity type
ORAL TEST
Teacher
COSI ANNA ROSA (titolare) - 6 ECTS
Prerequisites
None
Learning outcomes
The aim is to give students basic knowledge of the Italian and EU legal systems with focus on topics linked to the biotech sector such as the protection of Intellectual property, the regulation of biotechnology and the ethical questions related to the same. At the end of the course the student will be able to understand the rules that govern the Italian and the EU legal systems and to understand their application to the biotechnology sector.
Course contents
Introduction to Italian and EU law; the Italian and EU legal systems; institutions; legislation; justice; competences; fundamental rights; Intellectual property rights; biotechnology patent; antitrust rules; EU directives on confined use and commercialization of genetically modified organisms; ethical questions; case law.
Teaching methods
Lectures
Reccomended or required readings
Slides of the lectures and reading materials provided for by teacher
Assessment methods
Written examination with 20 multiple choice questions and 2 open questions
Further information
NA