Media law
Study plans 2016-2017 - IMT1161 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

Students will gain insight into important legal regulations associated with copyright law and design law (with emphasis on the latter).


- Terminology
- Copyright and protected works
- Patents
- Industrial designs
- Trademarks
- Domain name

Teaching Methods

Group works

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Realistic cases form the basis for essays and group 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%)

Each part must be individually approved of.Case number 2 will count for 40% of the final grade.

Grading Scale

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

Coursework Requirements

Two cases must be deemed of sufficient quality in order for the student to take the exam.

Teaching Materials

Rognstad, Ole-Andreas (2009). Opphavsrett. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget

Additional information

Fronter vil være informasjonskanal. Forelesningene vil finne sted på 5 samlinger.

Aktuelle tidsskrift i HiGs bibliotek:

  • Complex(oppstilt som monografier),International Journal of Law and Information Technology, NIR Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd

Aktuelle klassenummer i HiGs bibliotek:

  • 306.4, 341.758, 343.099, 346.048

Aktuell støttelitteratur:

  • Lassen, Birger Stuevold og Are Stenvik (2006). Designrett: En innføring.Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk Forlag