Media laws with spesialisation in intellectual property rights
- IMT4361 - 5 ECTS

On the basis of

Media Knowledge

Expected learning outcomes

Students will gain insight into the most important legal regulations associated with copyright law and related rights.


The course will cover copyright law and related rights protecting music, film, photographies and computer programs. It will also be focused on the copyright organisations and the different contracts. A summary on juridical methods and the seeking and finding process will also be given.

Teaching Methods

Net Support Learning

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Realistic cases form the basis for assignments. Literature and statutory law serve as tools for solving the cases.

Form(s) of Assessment


Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Home Exam, 24 hours (counts 60%, evaluated by lecturer and an examiner)
Each part must be individually approved of.
Case number 3 (written with supervision) (accounts for 40%)

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

External examiner marks a selection

Coursework Requirements

3 Cases. Case 3 must be written under the tutor's supervision.

Teaching Materials


  • Mogens Koktvedgaard (2005): Lærebog i immaterialret, København: Jurist- og Økonomforbundets forlag, opplag 7. Reviderte utgave ved Jens Schovsbo 2005, ISBN 87-574-1021-6.
  • Ole-Andreas Rognstad: Fragmenter til en lærebok i opphavsrett” Institutt for privatretts stensilserie nr. 165, se


  • Hvordan tolke lover (kompendium). Distriubert via Classfronter, Anne Oline Haugen