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HSS - Cours - HSS_0F008_EP : Tech and Law

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This course is a practical introduction to intellectual property law, information and technology law, designed especially for engineers and business people.


It is a global approach which helps students creating a new and strategic way of thinking when building or working on tech projects, by using law as a tool.

This course also gives students a better understanding of the legal implications of technology law and of the future challenges they will have to face while working in the tech industry.

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Diplôme(s) concerné(s)

Parcours de rattachement

Format des notes

Numérique sur 20

Littérale/grade américain

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Bachelor of Science de l'Ecole polytechnique

Vos modalités d'acquisition :

Final Grade = 1 Group Project Work/3 + Coursework grade/5 + Final Exam/12


- Coursework grade = Attendance participation + Quizzes

- Written exam (duration: 2h; with documents)

Le rattrapage est autorisé (Note de rattrapage conservée écrêtée à une note seuil de 10)
    L'UE est acquise si Note finale >= 9
    • Crédits ECTS acquis : 2 ECTS

    La note obtenue rentre dans le calcul de votre GPA.

    Programme détaillé

    I- General principles

    - Week 1: The place of law in the tech industry

    - Week 2: Trademark and Design Law

    - Week 3: Copyright Law

    - Week 4: Data and GDPR

    - Week 5: Contract Law

    - Week 6: Commercial Law

    - Week 7: Litigation


    II- Tech applications

    - Week 8: How to protect a software?

    - Week 9: How to protect a hardware?

    - Week 10: Artificial Intelligence

    - Week 11: Blockchain, cryptos and NFTs

    - Week 12: Tech platform regulation

    - Week 13: Space law

    - Week 14: Final exam

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