CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
This advanced law course will provide an in-depth exploration of the role of customs enforcement in the protection and regulation of intellectual property rights (IPR) on a global scale. Students will examine the legal frameworks, enforcement mechanisms, and the challenges faced by customs authorities in combating counterfeiting and piracy. The course will also delve into the intersections between customs law, intellectual property law, and international trade law, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities involved in IPR enforcement at borders.
To develop an advanced understanding of customs enforcement in relation to intellectual property rights.
To analyze the legal frameworks, both domestic and international, which govern customs enforcement of IPR.
To critically assess the effectiveness of customs enforcement mechanisms in combating counterfeiting and piracy.
To explore the challenges faced by customs authorities and the ways in which they collaborate with other stakeholders.
To investigate the ethical, economic, and social implications of customs enforcement of IPR.