Course code INN410

INN410 Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Innovation

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Emneansvarlige: Siw Marita Fosstenløkken
Medvirkende: Ivar Wergeland
Studiepoeng: 5
Ansvarlig fakultet: Handelshøyskolen
Frekvens: Annually
Undervises på språk: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Undervises i periode:
This course is given in January block. Students deliver a home assignment 14 days after the teaching period ends.
Første gang: Studieår 2011-2012
Siste gang: 2017V
Fortrinnsrett: -
Undervises hvor?:
Emnets innhold:

The role of IPR in the innovation process. How to realize the commercial value of own research.  The patent system and its institutions. Patentability. Search strategies, search profiles and Boolean algebra. Copyright, design and new media challenges. Trademark and branding. The effect of a patent, freedom to operate. IPR- strategies and combination of IPR-instruments.  Presentation of cases. The role of TTO-offices and venture capitalists. Assignments.

The lectures at this course is partly given together with INN 310. In addition to the lectures there are separate workshps for INN 410.

The course is specially designed for ph.d. students and researchers who want to learn more about IPR-challenges in their own field of research.

The objective of the course is to increase the competence about IPR and innovation among the participants. To train the participants to see the commercial value of own research and how different IPR-strategies can be used to secure the commercial value of the research. To give the participants skills in searching, identifying, reading and evaluation of patents, patent applications, trademark and branding, copyright and open innovation strategies. 
The course consists of lectures, exercises, self-study of literature and home assignment.
The teachers are available during course hours and 10 hours per week during the office hours with the home assignment.
Course material will be made available in the beginning of the course.
Forutsatte forkunnskaper:
The course is mainly designed for PhD students in technology and biology. Social science students may also take part in the course.
Anbefalte forkunnskaper:
Participants in the course should either be active PhD students or researchers.
Obligatorisk aktivitet:
Excercises. Passed mandatory activities are not reqired repeated in front of a new trial/exam.
The home assignment will be graded with pass/no pass (counts 100%). The assignment is to be handed in 5 weeks after the last teaching day of the course. No re-examination. 
An external examiner is used to evaluate course content.
Normert arbeidsmengde:
150 hours
The course is open to active PhD students and researchers.
INN310 , 5 stp
Class lectures and seminars: 30 hours.
Eksamensdetaljer: :