Although this version was much easier than the first edition, it was much easier to follow and provides a much more solid foundation for those new to the subject.
This is the good course to understand in brief on patent, procurement, and competition.
Do I earn Lund credits upon completion of this class?
The certificate is not part of a formal qualification from Lund University.
What resources will I need for this class?
The learners are not required to purchase a textbook since all readings will be provided online. All reading materials are free and will be available to use for the duration of the course.
What are the learning outcomes of this course and why should I take it?
At the end of this course, you will have a basic understanding of how to:
• Find and understand relevant laws and regulations governing the internal European Union market
• Protect and defend a company’s products, brands and inventions by obtaining and licensing trademarks and patents
• Create a competitive edge for a company and apply the basic principles of EU competition law
• Construct and present a persuasive legal argument
Can I contact the course instructors directly?
The course staff will participate in the discussion forum and welcome questions and comments. We encourage the learners to be active and engaged, interacting with other participants and sharing ideas.
What if I need additional time to complete the course?
Not a problem - course schedules are flexible, and course fee payments provide 180 days of full course access and Certificate eligibility. Self-paced courses have suggested deadlines, but you won’t be penalized for missing deadlines as long as you earn your Certificate within 180 days. Session-based courses may require you to meet deadlines to stay on track; but if you fall behind, you can switch to a later session, and any work you’ve completed will transfer with you.
What will I get if I pay for this course?
If you pay for this course, you will have access to all of the features and content you need to earn a Course Certificate. If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. Note that the Course Certificate does not represent official academic credit from the partner institution offering the course.
Can I take this course for free?
You can access video lectures and certain assignments for free in all courses. The free experience is intended to give you the opportunity to explore the course and decide if it is something you wish to pursue. If you do decide that you would like to complete the course, we encourage you to upgrade your experience by purchasing the course, or to apply for financial aid if you cannot afford the course fee.