Credits: 3

Schedule: 11.03.2019 - 03.05.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV-V (Spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the participants are able to understand the definitions and concepts of intellectual property rights, the contracts related to IPR, and strategies for IPR. Content: Forms of IPR (patents, trademarks, copyrights, database rights etc) and when to use them. How IPRs are used for business strategy e.g. for financing rounds. Role of contracts and in IPR generation & exploitation & licensing. Sources of IPR. Success stories from industry.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assessment will be based on a course assignment and/or an exam (optional).

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Schox 2011, Not So Obvious: An Introduction to Patent Law and Strategy. Other material will be announced later.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces former course CSE-E5680 / T-76.5750 Seminar on Law and Technology.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The Seminar on Law and Technology focuses on Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). It is a practical hands-on course on IPR and strategy. The course is open to all Aalto students and EIT ICT Labs master and doctoral school students.

The contents of the course vary.


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