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Module WIW-IWR-GEI-M-7

Intellectual Property (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-IWR-GEI-M-7 Intellectual Property 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [WIW-IWR] Private Law, Economic Law, Intellectual Property
Reference course of study [WIW-88.21-SG#2009] M.Sc. Business Studies (2009) [2009]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
Intellectual Property
P 30 h 60 h - - PL1 3.0 WiSe
  • About [WIW-IWR-GEI-K-7]: Title: "Intellectual Property"; Presence-Time: 30 h; Self-Study: 60 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (90 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


The lecture “Intellectual Property” deals with national, European and international aspects of Intellectual Property Law.

The following content is subject of the lecture:

  • Patent Law / Utility Patent Law
  • Variety Protection
  • Protection of Signs (Trade Mark Law)
  • Design Law
  • Copyright

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to
  • Evaluate the legal and factual innovation protection in companies
  • Distinguish between the different protection options and their requirements
  • Evaluate the possible applications of the different intellectual property rights from an economic and legal point of view
  • Decide on the meaningfulness of legal and strategic protective measures in innovation processes


Literature will be announced at the beginning of the lecture.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)

Der erfolgreiche Abschluss des Moduls Zivil- und Gesellschaftsrecht ist von Vorteil.

Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [WIW-IWR-GEI-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[WIW-FW-MPOOL-6] Master: Free selectables