Software Design & Cloud Computing

IT Law

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Introduction to the legal foundations of e-business. The course
gives an overview of certain legal questions relevant in
e-business projects (domain names, e-commerce law, intellectual
property law, legal signature etc). A special focus is placed on the
subject of copyright in e-Business (protection of software,
websites, databases etc.)

Learning outcomes

Students are familiar with the various functional areas of the IT relevant legal questions and are able to link the learning contents with each other and apply them to practical examples.

Students have the ability to distinguish the routinities of projects. He / she can apply procedures and work steps for projects, differentiate the activities and tasks of the team members and describe organizational models in projects. Furthermore, students have the ability to work out time and conflict management methods and to apply basic controlling tasks.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Haybäch, Das Recht am geistigen Eigentum, Orac-Rechtsskriptum (2009);
Laga/Sehrschön/Ciresa, E-Commerce-Gesetz, LexisNexis (2007);
Wiebe, Internetrecht, Springer (2004);
Jahnel/Schramm/Staudegger, Informatikrecht, Springer (2007);
jusIT 2010, Zeitschrift für IT-Recht, Rechtsinformation und Datenschutz, LexisNexis;
Patzak, Gerald; Rattay, Günter: Projekt Management.
Professional Journals: -

Mode of delivery

Integrated Course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Economics and Law 3

Assessment methods and criteria

Class Participation and Final Exam