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Module WIW-IWR-PAT-M-7

Patent Law (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-IWR-PAT-M-7 Patent Law 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.
Patent Law
P 30 h 60 h - - PL1 3.0 WiSe
  • About [WIW-IWR-PAT-K-7]: Title: "Patent Law"; 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 is dedicated to Patent Law as part of Intellectual Property. In particular, the patent requirements, the invention concept, software patents, patents related to biotechnology, the patent procedure and patent infringement are considered, as well as the basics of the patent evaluation and patent management. In addition, the lecture provides insights into European Patent Law (WTO, TRIPs) and international patent-related convenient.

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Upon successful completion of the modules, students will be able to
  • Evaluate the application of the different protection rights from an economic and legal point of view
  • Distinguish between the different protection options and their requirements


Literature will be announced at the beginning of the lecture

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


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

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MV-82.814-SG] B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Economics [Core Modules (non specialised)] Anwendungsblock [P] Compulsory
[EIT-82.A44-SG#2018] B.Sc. Media and Communication Technology [2018] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Media Law [P] Compulsory
Module-Pool Name
[EIT-NT-MPOOL-1] Non-Technical Elective Modules
[MV-MB-BWL-2022-MPOOL-4] Wahlplichtmodule Bachelor Maschinenbau mit BWL
[WIW-EPS-MPOOL-7] Field of Specialization: Entrepreneurship