63736 Literature Course in Intellectual Property for Doctoral Research , 8 sp
The course aims to provide doctoral students with comprehensive research on intellectual property. There are no lectures. The literature is selected with agreement with the instructor.
The amount of credits is decided by the lecturer before the course starts.
You have deepened knowledge necessary for doctoral research in a selected field of intellectual property law, and understand different approaches and methods to IP research and how they can be applied.
- understand and recognize core literature in intellectual property and identify relevant literatures in their own research project
- to relate their own research projects to existing schools of thoughts in intellectual property scholarship and highlight their doctoral research project’s contribution to the existing academic works.
IPL doctoral students and other commercial law students only. If other students want to take the course, they need to ask the course examiner for permission.
107-214 hours divided into
Scheduled (contact) hours: 0 h
Non-scheduled work: 107-214 h
For 4 ECTS: 107 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 800 pages.
For 5 ECTS: 134 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1000 pages.
For 6 ECTS: 160 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1200 pages.
For 7 ECTS: 187 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1400 pages.
For 8 ECTS: 214 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1600 pages.
Written examination or essay of appropriate length decided with the teacher 100 %
Reading package agreed upon with the instructor.
- Geiger, C. (Ed.) (2015). Research Handbook On Human Rights And Intellectual Property. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
- Dinwoodie, G. B (Ed.) (2015). Intellectual Property and General Legal Principles: Is IP a Lex Specialis? Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.