Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

BL252 / BL9302 Law of Intellectual Property & New Media

Acad Unit: 4
Pre-requisite: -

Course Description:

The knowledge-based economy is underpinned by laws which protect information assets, shapes transactions and provides security for the various interests of parties to electronic transactions. Topics covered include protection and management of intellectual property, validation and protection of electronic agreements, data security and privacy, cyber-crime and the laws that apply to virtual worlds. This course is designed to give an appreciation of the relationship between law and intellectual capital and new forms of media as well as how businesses work within the rules affecting the knowledge-based economy. The approaches to the subject will be both practical and critical.