Computer Law, 4 credits (TEIE88)

Datajuridisk översiktskurs, 4 hp

Main field of study

No main field of study

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Christina Nordin

Director of studies or equivalent

Christina Nordin
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6IDAT Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Software Engineering) 4 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6IDAT Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Embedded Systems) 4 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6IDAT Computer Engineering, B Sc in Engineering (Embedded Systems) 6 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6KIPR Programming, Bachelor's Programme 6 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v
6CMJU Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2020) 1 1 Swedish Linköping v

Main field of study

No main field of study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Computer Engineering, B Sc in Engineering
  • Programming, Bachelor's Programme
  • Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering
  • Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering

Intended learning outcomes


After completing the course, students will:

  • have a general knowledge and understanding of the Swedish national law structure and systematics
  • have a general knowledge and understanding of the jurisprudential structure and content relevant for the IT-area.
  • have basic knowledge and understanding with regard to key legal concepts in civil and public law, primarily for data law, and the legal regulation on the use of information technology
  • demonstrate basic skills in interpretation of the law and the legal case analysis
  • demonstrate basic ability to identify and solve complex but less frequent civil and public law issues in computer law
  • ability to critically reflect on the legal positions regarding the application of the relevant rules in the areas of the course.

Course content

  1. Law and The Legal System: The nature and grouping/classification of the legal system. The Court System, Arbitration, the making and publication of laws.
  2. Property Law: The drawing up and evaluation of contracts and the required specifications when buying and selling computers, software and consultancy services. An examination of the market's standard contracts regarding ADB services.
  3. Responsibility, damages, insurance matters and other risk management involved in computer use.
  4. Computer Crime: What is computer crime what laws are there and how to investigating and sentencing authorities work? Evidence and assessment of disloyal use.
  5. Licensing by the Swedish data inspection board according to the data protection act. Application of the principle of public access to official records to ADB material.
  6. Copyright protection with regard to software, consultancy services and employees software production. Protection of company secrets.
  7. Association Law: Different types of company. Private companies. Trading companies: Establishment, organisation, owner's responsibility. Economic associations. Joint-stock companies: etablishment, changes in and payment of share capital, protection of share capital, organisation, the company's rights and obligations, annual accounts dissolution/winding up of the company.
  8. Labour Law: various in the labour market, negotiation and union right, right of participation in decisions making, collective contract/collective wage agreement, industrial action, mediating, the individual employment contract, job security agreements and holiday rights.

Teaching and working methods

Lectures based on course literature.

Examination

TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 54 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

About teaching and examination language

The teaching language is presented in the Overview tab for each course. The examination language relates to the teaching language as follows: 

  • If teaching language is Swedish, the course as a whole or in large parts, is taught in Swedish. Please note that although teaching language is Swedish, parts of the course could be given in English. Examination language is Swedish. 
  • If teaching language is Swedish/English, the course as a whole will be taught in English if students without prior knowledge of the Swedish language participate. Examination language is Swedish or English (depending on teaching language). 
  • If teaching language is English, the course as a whole is taught in English. Examination language is English. 

Other

The course is conducted in a manner where both men's and women's experience and knowledge are made visible and developed. 

The planning and implementation of a course should correspond to the course syllabus. The course evaluation should therefore be conducted with the course syllabus as a starting point.  

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Christina Nordin

Examiner

Christina Nordin

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 32 h
Recommended self-study hours: 75 h

Course literature

Fastställs senare.
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TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 4 credits

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