Law & Information Technology Certificate Program
A 3-day course designed for postgraduate students or professionals to gain the foundations of law and information technology.
€590instead of € 900 (VAT not included)Early Bird valid until May 15th, 2019
3days of lectures
LanguageEnglish / Italian (only if participants are Italian)
Starting dateFrom May 13 to 15, 2019
Fee€ 900 per participant (VAT not included)
The fee includes 3 days of lessons, all lunches (from Monday to Wednesday), all learning materials.
For enrolments before May 15th, 2019 we can reserve a special price of €590 (VAT not included) instead of € 900 (VAT not included).
Accomodation (optional)Option 1: 3 nights € 300/200 per participant (VAT not included), in addition to the course fee.
Option 2: 4 nights € 400/300 per participant (VAT not included), in addition to the course fee.
An understanding of the foundations of law & information technology is fundamental to deal with most professional situations.
In three days, participants will significantly increase their ability to manage legal issues related to IT to be proactive with daily IT challenges in their current or future profession.
Through the analysis of the main fields of law as they are related to information technologies, participants will:
1) understand the importance of law for the development of new technologies;
2) become familiar with law and regulations impacting IT to be able to evaluate them critically;
3) have a greater appreciation of global scale laws and IT in the innovation technology process.
Take a look inside
- Overview of the key legal concepts and issues related to IT, including intellectual property law, the telecommunication regulation, antitrust law, and privacy/data protection in both the European and U.S. jurisdictions.
- Focus on the legal issues related to software, such as the software patent and copyright protection, and standard essential patents (SEPs) in both the U.S. and EU jurisdictions.
- The rules of law/regulation related to the Internet, such as the Net Neutrality/Open Internet Access provisions.
- Focus on the use/treatment of data and the relation between privacy protection and freedom of speech. Regulations, such as the German Network Enforcement Act, to contrast the fake news phenomena would be also analyzed.
- Analysis of the role of law in blockchain technology and the use of smart contracts investigating the main legal issues involved.
- The similarities between blockchain and the Internet are compelling and they will be here explored from a legal perspective to predict the future blockchain regulation.
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From May 13 to 15, 2019