Software Design

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

On completion of the course, students have fundamental knowledge about legal foundations of e-business and online marketing.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Informationszeitalter. 5. Auflage 2005. H. Krcmar: Informationsmanagement. 4. Auflage. Springer, Berlin 2005.
Grob, Heinz Lothar; vom Brocke, Jan (Hrsg): Internetökonomie. Vahlen 2006.
Zerdick, Axel; Picot, Arnold et al.: Die Internet-Ökonomie: Strategien für die digitale Wirtschaft. Springer 2001.
Zeitschrift: Wirtschaftsinformatik. Karl Homann, Andreas Suchanek: Ökonomik – Eine Einführung. 2. Auflage. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2005. "

Kotler, Grundlagen des Marketing;
Dannenberg, Wildschütz, Online-Werbung. Werbekampagnen planen, umsetzen, auswerten Bürlimann, Web Promotion 3. Professionelle Werbung im Internet Forgó/Mosing/Otto, Informationsrecht, Springer (2010);
Professional Journals: -

Mode of delivery

Integrated Course

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Class Participation and Final Exam