Intellectual Property Rights, 6 credits (TEAE11)

Immaterialrätt, 6 hp

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study


First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Christina Nordin

Director of studies or equivalent

Christina Nordin
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KGDK Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme 1 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Norrköping o

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme

Intended learning outcomes

The course aims for the student to gain good knowlegde of intellectual property rights and market law. The student should retain knowledge of what is required for legally protected rights to be attained/be at hand as well as gain an understanding of the role that the rules of intellectual property law hold in a market economy. The student should also gain a good ability to identify, analyze and solve practically oriented questions within the given areas of law.
After the course is completed the student should

  • show an overall knowlegde of intellectual property law and market law as well as competition law on both the national and EU level, as well as how the rules interact and effect the relationship between the separate market actors and their level of discretion,
  • show an overall skill in interpreting law, legal analysis, case-law analysis and the the application of law regarding the above mentioned fields,
  • identify, analyze and solve practically oriented legal problems within the given fields of law,
  • reflect upon the conclusions regarding results from the interpretation of law, case-law analysis as well as the application of law, as well as reflect upon the interaction between the mentioned rules. 

Course content

The focal point of the course will be on intellectual property law, but also on the rules of market law that involve hindering undue competition as well as competition law in general.
Intellectual property rights include among others, copyright, trademark, design, and patent protection. Intellectual property law is international to its nature requiring the study of EU-law as well as some international rules. Furthermore an overview will be made of the problems surrounding international disputes as well as issues regarding jurisdiction. 

Teaching and working methods

The teaching will be held in the form of lectures and excercises. 


TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 56 credits


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5


Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Christina Nordin


Christina Nordin

Education components

Preliminär schemalagd tid: 0 h
Rekommenderad självstudietid: 160 h
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TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 6 credits

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