Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorIoannis Inglezakis
Course ID100001718

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - Have knowledge and ability to understand issues in the academic field of Internet law - Use their knowledge and their ability to comprehend in practice , and to reinforce skills that have to be proven by developing and supporting arguments and solve practical problems in the field of Internet law - Provide accurate information on Internet law issues and propose practical solutions to legal problems - To have acquired those skills to further knowledge, which is necessary to proceed to postgraduate studies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
I. Introduction: technical aspects, terms and legal basis II. Freedom of communication and expression, online publications III. Violation of privacy, right to the image. IV. Domains. Acquisition of a Domain, legal nature of the domain, domain disputes, procedural questions. V. Protection of websites: copyright, trademark, unfair competition, etc. VI. Infringing Content: trademark use, adwords, metatags VII. Use of copyright content, esp. Hyperlinks, thumbnails, Google Book Search VIII. Unfair competition IX. Distance selling X. Privacy issues XI. Liability issues, perpetrators liability, vicarious liability, liability for breach of duty to care XII. Contract Law: Electronic declaration of intent, formation of online contracts, conclusion on Internet auctions etc. XIII. Contracts for Internet services: web design contracts, provider contracts, agreements domain, ASP contracts and cloud computing, advertising contracts, ASP, etc. XIV. Applicable law and procedural issues. Vorlesung: Internetrecht Inhalt: Die Vorlesung gibt einen Überblick über die wesentlichen rechtlichen Aspekte im Zusammenhang mit dem Internet. Es folgt die Gliederung der Veranstaltung: I. Einleitung: technische Aspekte, Begriffe und Rechtsgrundlagen. II. Kommunikations- und Äußerungsfreiheit, Online-Publikationen. III. Verletzung der Privatsphäre, Recht auf das Bild. IV. Domainnamen. Erwerb einer Domain, Rechtsnatur der Domain, Domainstreitigkeiten, Verfahrensfragen. V. Schutz von Webseiten: urheberrechtliche, markenrechtliche und wettbewerbsrechtliche Aspekte. VI. Verletzende Inhalte: Markennutzung, Adwords, Metatags. VII. Urheberrechtliche Fragen, Hyperlinks, Thumbnails, und Google Buchsuche VIII. Unlauterer Wettbewerb IX. Fernabsatz X. Datenschutzrechtliche Fragen. XI. Haftungsfragen, Täterhaftung, Haftung für fremdes Verschulden, Haftung für Pflichtverletzung XII. Vertragsrecht: Die elektronische Willenserklärung, Online-Verträgen, Internet-Auktionen usw. XIII. Verträge für Internetdienste: Web-Design-Verträge, Provider-Verträgen, Domainnamen Verträge, ASP- und Cloud Computing-Verträge, Werbeverträge usw. XIV. Anwendbares Recht und prozessuale Fragen.
domain name, intellectual property, personal data, e-commerce, Internet contracts, distance contracts
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren, Internetrecht
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