LBIK10215U Intellectual Property Rights
The course is theoretical and basic intellectual property right issues will be taught in parallel with patent reading classes and group work on a miniproject concerning the use of protection of intellectual property rights
After completion of the course the student is expected to have
the following knowledge, skills and competences:
- Describe the relationship between patenting and scientific discovery
- Describe the patenting process and how it relates to the international patent authorities and organizations
- Understand patents as strategic tools in business development
- Understand how intellectual property rights relates to and handles genetic sequences and other biological material
- Read and interpret patents within bioscience
- Determine the freedom to operate for a given new bio-product emphasizing intellectual property rights
- Understand the importance of intellectual property rights in interacting with external partners both industrial and academic
- Understand the value of intellectual property rights
- Identify relevant patent and patent applications within a specific bioscience field
- Make a well documented report concerning the use of protection of intellectual property rights
- Exploit knowledge in relevant patents and patent applications within a specific bio-science field
A textbook on intellectual property rights (Patenting in Biotechnology, a Laboratoty Manual, Peter Ulvskov) and relevant patent material. Some literature will depend on the miniproject.
Further information on Absalon
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Oral examination, 15 min. (no preparation)Focus is on practical skills: How to search for patents and applications, follow application through the patenting system in Europe and the USA, and how to read and analyse patents.
- Written aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
One internal examiner
Same as ordinary exam.
Criteria for exam assesment
See Learning Outcome.
- Project work