78855 - PRODUCT DESIGN 1

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

At the end of the course the student will understand the features of safe and environmentally benign products, also in relation to their regulation issues and the protection of the intellectual property concerning their design, production and application. The different legislative approaches of EU and USA will be taken in consideration. The student is expected to be able to: 1. Know successful alternative products in the light of Green Chemistry; 2. Propose alternatives to existing problematic products; 3. Apply the principles of patenting and intellectual property rights concerning the design and development of new chemical products; 4. Understand the differences between EU and US legislations concerning the regulation of chemicals

Programma/Contenuti

In this module the basic information on the most important aspects of intellectual property rights is addressed.

The claim structure is covered, and examples of patents based on organic molecular materials (pharmaceuticals, pigments, agrochemicals, food additives) are provided. Arguments and possible decisions regarding the IP strategy are discussed, based on examples of patents.

The concepts of Sustainable Chemistry. The Principles of Green Chemistry. Voluntary and compulsory regulation of chemical products. The general features of a green product and the most critical fields requiring the development of alternative green products.

The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award will be described and some of the most successful innovations awarded will be critically examined. Some case examples will be deepened. Green Pesticides as successful alternative products

Principles of US and EU administrative and regulatory laws concerning chemicals and chemical protection

Case law analysis regarding critical legal issues (such as causation, in fact and legal)

Aspects of governance for the US and for the EU, including the role of Member States

Similarities and dissimilarities in these two systems

Orario di ricevimento

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