Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students will have an understanding of the principles of IP laws, acquiring and selling rights and different forms of financing and distribution.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 22.05.2023 - 02.06.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Tuula Leinonen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Financing, production and IP management

    Introduction to international animation productions. Animation value chain and workflow of financing and agreement management, chain of title and IP strategies. Introduction to IP laws in Continental Europe and internationally.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures and exercises. Successful completion of the course will require attendance of 80 % of the course and that all of the exercises are completed and approved.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures and exercises.

    contact teaching 36 h independent studies 45 h 

    compulsory attendance contact teaching 80%


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring V
    2023-2024 Spring V

    Enrollment :

    Group size (max.) 20

    Registration for courses: Sisu.

    Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,