ENT9800 – Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Changes in the course due to coronavirus
Autumn 2020 we plan for teaching and examinations to be conducted as described in the course description and on semester pages. However, changes may occur due to the corona situation. You will receive notifications about any changes at the semester page and/or in Canvas.
Spring 2020: Teaching and examinations was digitilized. See changes and common guidelines for exams at the MN faculty spring 2020.
The purpose of this course is to expose you to the dynamics of innovation, and to train you to think strategically about science based innovation and intellectual property rights. The focus is not only on industry dynamics of science based innovations, but also on the formulation and implementation of innovation strategies. The course also addresses the (dis)advantages of intellectual property rights in relationship to the development and trade of an innovation.
The candidate demonstrates the ability to understand the industrial dynamics of innovation.
The candidate has acquired basic skills for innovation strategy formulation and implementation.
The candidate has acquired basic background knowledge with regard to innovation protection.
Admission to the course
PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.
If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.
PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.
Formal prerequisite knowledge
No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.
The course is based on lecture sessions, seminars and workshops.
January - April
The course is assessed on the basis of one project paper assignment (counting 100% of the final grade).
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.