The issues of intellectual property are among the most interesting, but also one of the most complex in Law. In fact, as the internet has created millions of “channels” for the dissemination of intellectual property throughout the world, the legal handling of these matters is almost always based on international law. There are many other issues that can complicate a legal dispute over copyright: author identity, collaboration projects, collective projects, complex projects, employee and contractor projects, custom projects, faculty projects and Research Centers, works that make up another work (eg screenplay, musical theme of a film), related rights, anonymous or pseudonymous works, copyright heirs and many other cases, which require very good legal training and knowledge the case law of different states or legal systems.
The LLM International Intellectual Property Law course provides a detailed overview of Patent Law, management and policy, copyright, industrial property, works of art, trademarks. It also covers emerging areas such as new digital technologies, multimedia and cyberspace.
The program is aimed at law graduates, lawyers and business executives who wish to obtain specialized training in Copyright Law.
The complexity of the subject matter and the large sums usually involved in litigation make experts in International Intellectual Property Law valuable to companies, organizations and individuals, and, consequently, highly paid.
Graduates can work as independent professionals – experts, as legal advisers to private and public bodies and as executives of companies or copyright and patent organizations.
October for the Fall Semester or
February for the Spring Semester
Full Time – 1 year or
Part Time – 2 years
Friday evenings and Saturday mornings (2-3 times per month)
Greek or English
Provides thorough and systematic knowledge for understanding the principles of Law in each of the taught modules, combined with an overview of the social, economic and political values that underpin them.
It pays special attention to contract law and develops advanced skills required by a lawyer to secure its clients nationally and internationally.
It develops students’ skills of self-assessment, legal research, legal, ethical and critical analysis and communication, which they can apply in handling complex legal cases in the courts or through alternative dispute resolution procedures.
The lectures are enriched with lectures by experts from the legal and business world. These presentations take the form of interactive workshops so that students can handle real case studies and make use of the international experience.
Studying at BCA, you live in Greece but you are exposed to the learning experience designed and provided by a high-level British or Swiss University and you are awarded the same, Bachelor & Master degrees, awarded to UK and Swiss students., which are recognized in the Greek and international labor market. In addition, you will benefit from the digital technology with the specialized online educational platforms developed by BCA and incorporated into the Blended Learning philosophy.
The successful course of BCA is certified by the multiple awards it has received during the years of its educational operation. One of the most important prizes was its announcement of being the “COLLEGE OF THE YEAR”, awarded by the Education Leaders Awards Special Committee. More information on the BCA College Awards can be found here.
The programmes of study provided by BCA College are further enriched with industrial visits, seminars and lectures organised during the year in parallel with the curriculum. These co-curricular activities bridge the academic theory taught in classrooms with current professional practice, transfer students’ know-how and expertise in real time, and connect them with renowned executives, entrepreneurs, and people with key positions in their field.
Applicants can be admitted to the course as long as they possess:
Applicants are also required to submit one of the following certifications:
Intensive English classes are provided to those students who do not meet the English requirements.