Course Name: 

Cyber Law and Intellectual Property Issues (IT808)


M.Tech (IT)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


The Right to Access, Anonymity, Data Protection, Malicious Code, Spam, Cyber-Hooliganism, Cyber-Stalking, Identity Theft, Cyber-Terrorism, Cyber-War, Distance Contracting, Obscene Publications, Digital Signatures, Civil Liberties, Civil Liability, Civil Remedies, Criminal Liability, Criminal Penalties, Sovereignty and Jurisdiction; Controlling Digital Goods: Copyright, Protection of Online Commercial Identity (Trade Mark, Domain Name), Controlling Online Business Methods: Patent, ICANN Dispute Resolution Policy and WIPO, Legal Position on Database protection in U.S, E.U and India, Protection of Multimedia works in cyber space, Copyright Infringement & Liability of Network Service provider.


Ahmed Kamal , The Law of Cyber Space , United Nations Institute of Training and Research , October 2005
Intellectual property issues in software published by National Academy Press, Washington D C 1991
Hahn, Robert W., Intellectual Property Rights in Frontier Industries: Software and Biotechnology, AEI Press, 2005.


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