Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
Computer Law Contracts
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in computer science4
Lecturer :
Benoît Kohl
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
Study of the basis legal principles governing the negotiation, the formation and the performance of the contracts (including remedies for breach of contract). This first section of the course relies on the general law of obligations ; practical exemples are found in computer contracts. These contracts are studied in the second section of the course (ie contracts on purchase of hardware, contracts on softwares and contracts on maintenance of informatic systems). The next section of the course is devoted to the law of 30 June 1994 on lega protection of softwares. The last section is the study of a model computer contrat.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
To provide the students with an overview of the basic legal principles governing the contracts that they may prepare or sign in their future business activities. It will not be asked from the student to understand in depth of the legal thinking, neither to know the details of the rules. The main goal is to draw their attention on the problems that they will probably meet.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
No prerequisite
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Ex cathedra lessons. No problem lectures. Analysis of contract clauses during the last course
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Ex cathendra and analyse of clause
Recommended or required readings :
one syllabus
Assessment methods and criteria :
oral exam in first and second session
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
B. Kohl (04/366.30.90)
Items online :
Syllabus computer contract law
Syllabus computer contract law