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Legal Environment of Arts, Culture and Creative Industries

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
1 year, 2 module

Instructor


Александрова Мария Александровна

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course gives a general introduction to the fields of law which are relevant in Arts, Culture and Creative Industries (ACCI). The course seeks to place the law in the context of ACCI and map the related legal objectives. The focus is laid upon the concept of intellectual property, its legislation and principles. The course also provides a brief overview of the Russian legal system, fundamentals of contract law and main aspects of governance of ACCI. They include cross-border movement of arts, applicable tax regimes, insurance issues. The course familiarise students with appropriate legal principles, terminology and concepts, and will be useful for students that have intent to choose a career path in ACCI
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Acquaint students with the legal principles, terminology and concepts related to ACCI
  • Develop students' skills in a legal analysis of the problems concerning everyday matters of ACCI management
  • Acquire students' skills to present legally appropriate solutions to various challenges related to the ACCI
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • can propose practical and legally correct solutions to different legal problems related to the ACCI
  • get experience in group work, discussion with other students and apply received knowledge for the case studies
  • has a basic knowledge about contract law and the main aspects of the governance of ACCI
  • has a basic knowledge of intellectual property and how its protection and use can benefit the ACCI
  • has a basic understanding of the regulation of the cross-border movement of arts, applicable tax regimes, insurance issues
  • provides an overview of the existing national rules and international arrangements related to the regulation of ACCI
  • Understands the core concepts of the fields of law which are relevant in ACCI. Has a good general overview of the corresponding areas of law and the specific legal and practical issues
  • understands the role of law within the ACCI
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to the course. Russian legal system as a continental legal system
  • Russian Civil law. Property rights and obligations
  • Contract law
  • Legal Basics for Entrepreneurs
  • Intellectual Property in Arts, Culture and Creative Industries
  • State Regulation of Arts, Culture and Creative Industries
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Attendance
  • non-blocking In-class activity
  • non-blocking Final Test
    The test will automatically start at 18:10. You will be offered a choice of 2 identical tests: in Russian and English. You need to select only one test (you do not need to fill out the second one). The test will automatically close at 19:30, make sure that you have sent your answers in advance.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.7 * Final Test + 0.3 * In-class activity
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • O’Connor, T. S. (2011). Development of intellectual property laws for the Russian Federation. Journal of Business Research, 9, 1011.

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • William T. Gallagher. (2017). Intellectual Property. Routledge.