Course code Citi5024

Credit points 2

Protection of Industrial Property in Construction Industry

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Date of course confirmation19.09.2012

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Andris Šteinerts

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Industrial property and its structure. Forms of protection of industrial property. Forms of industrial property protected legally in Latvia Republic - inventions, design samples and trade (service) marks, their patience and registration regulations. International practice in protection of industrial property. Procedure of application of patent on invention and registration of industrial design and trademark. Procedure of patent expertise in Latvia and in countries with full patent expertise. Main sources of patent information and databases. Methods of search of patent information.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After acquiring the study course the students will be competent to navigate an industrial property protection fundamentals, to be able to draw up patent application on invention as well as how to register the industrial design and the trade mark. Students will be competent how to obtain the necessary information, consultations and juridical help regarding the protection of industrial property, as well as what paten information sources are available and how to make the patent search.

Compulsory reading

1. Poļakovs G. Rūpnieciskā īpašuma īpašnieka tiesības. Rīga: Biznesa augstskola "Turība", 2001. 381 lpp.
2. Paklone I., Lielkalns A., Sosnovska A., Tola K.. Autortiesības: rokasgrāmata. Rīga: AGB, 1997. 287 lpp.
3. Poļakovs G. Rūpnieciskā īpašuma aizsardzība. Skaidrojošā vārdnīca. Rīga: Latvijas Patentu valde, 1999. 521 lpp,
4. Rozenfelds J. Intelektuālais īpašums. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2004. 288 lpp,

Further reading

1. Patentu likums: LR likums [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 15.02.2007.; stājas spēkā 01.03.2007. ar grozījumiem. [Skatīts 12.12.2012.]. Pieejams: http://www.likumi.lv/doc.php?id=153574
2. Dizainparaugu likums: LR likums [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 28.10.2004.; stājas spēkā 18.11.2004. ar grozījumiem. [Skatīts 12.12.2012.]. Pieejams: https://www.lv.lv/?menu=pakalpojumi&sid=27
3. Anderman D., Steven E. EC Competition Law and Intellectual property rights. The Regulation of innovation. Oxford, UK [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 1998. 320 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Patenti un preču zīmes, Latvijas Patentu valdes biļetens - http://www.lrpv.lv/index.php?lang=LV&id=180
2. Eiropas Patentu biroja datu bāze - http://worldwide.espacenet.com/advancedSearch?locale=en_EP
3. Krievijas Rūpnieciskā īpašuma datu bāze FIPS: http://www1.fips.ru/wps/wcm/connect/content_ru/ru/inform_resources/