Intellectual Property Law


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Intellectual Property Law and Immaterialret are mutually exclusive. It is therefore only possible to follow one of these courses

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

  • To supplement the student’s knowledge and skills in a way that may form part of the student’s choice of educational and professional profile

Learning objectives


  • Copyrights, patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, intellectual property contracts and intellectual property enforcement


  • To identify the intellectual property disciplines and their interrelationship
  • To identify the interdisciplinary differences and similarities
  • To identify the interdisciplinary advantages and disadvantages
  • To identify intellectual property problems from a complex material
  • To analyze intellectual property issues and make a critical balancing of the legal arguments; and
  • To argue legally and linguistically correct and in a structured and coherent way


  • To use the legal dogmatic method on intellectual property issues
  • To identify, analyze and advise on intellectual property issues
  • To be clear and well structured using the correct intellectual property terminology

Type of instruction

  • Lectures

Extent and expected workload

  • 270 hours



Name of examIntellectual Property Law
Type of exam
Oral exam
20 minutes exam
Permitted aids
Without aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleImmaterialret
Module codeKA-EJ-20-S25
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Business Administration and Commercial Law
Study BoardStudy Board of Law
DepartmentDepartment of Law
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities


NB literature will be announced 3 weeks prior to start on semester
The exact description of literature will be shown in the lesson plan

  • Annette Kur & Thomas Dreier, European Intellectual Property law – Text, Cases and Materials, Edward Elgar, Latest edition (approximately 530 pages)