78867 - PRODUCT DESIGN 5

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

At the end of the course the student will know of the properties and structural features of safe and environmentally benign products, The student will acquire knowledge of some successful alternative products developed in recent years and recognized by the scientific community; will be able to propose alternatives to problematic chemical products presently used and will be aware of the procedures for patenting them. Special attention will paid to nanomaterials for the outstanding role that they are assuming. The student is expected to be able to: 1

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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