Legal Aspects of Standards

Course details

2013 Dates: 20 June, 29 October

Course Format: Interactive, discussion with practical application

Course description

What is the legal status of a British Standard? If you don’t know, apply to join this course and we’ll explain all.

Course objectives

Helps members involved in standardisation:

  • Have an understanding of the Royal Charter, ground rules, effects and associated membership
  • Gain insight into the legal status of British Standards, the aims and categories
  • Follow the legal requirements and guidelines in working with standards
  • Develop an overview of the use of standards in contracts
  • Discuss the committees’ legal responsibilities, the interpretation of standards, litigation, copyright, patents, and confidentiality