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A250A0000 Immaterial Rights and their use in Entrepreneurship, 6 cr 
Code A250A0000  Validity 01.08.2011 -
Name Immaterial Rights and their use in Entrepreneurship  Abbreviation Immaterial Righ 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Business and Management 

Helena Sjögrén 

Description by Study Guide

Location: Lappeenranta


B.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) 2-3


4 intensive

Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate Professor, D.Sc. (Econ. and Bus. Adm.) Helena Sjögrén


Student knows immaterial rights and their legal regulation and phenomena more extensively, and knows the immaterial rights especially from the point of view of business usage.


The legal framework of immaterial rights and their use in contracting practices and legal questions of information-technology contracts, publishing contracts and electronic commerce including customer’s rights. Issues connected with evaluation of patents and trademarks as well as taxation of immaterial rights. Basics of standardization and legal questions of scientific and commercial cooperation of commercial corporations.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 20 h and preparation for lectures 10 h. Written exam and preparation for exam 130 h, 4th period. Total workload 160 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Grade 0-5, evaluation 0-100 points.

Course Materials 

Material announced by the lecturer, updates available in Moodle

1. Haarman, Pirkko-Liisa: Tekijänoikeus ja lähioikeudet, Talentum 2005

2. Työ- ja elinkeinoministeriön muistio tavaramerkkilain uudistamisesta, 38/2012, luvut 1 ja 2 (availble in the Internet

3. Oesch Rainer, Pihlajamaa Heli: Patenttioikeus, 2008 (chapters announced during the lectures).

4. IPR tehokkaaseen käyttöön! Aineksia teollis- ja tekijänoikeudelliseen strategiaan (availble in the

5. Huuskonen, Mikko: The Gap. ICT-revolution’s Challenges to Legal Institutions. European Union 2013. (Saatavilla verkossa:

6. Huuskonen, Mikko: Aineettomien tuotannontekijöiden omistusoikeus modernissa palveluliiketoiminnassa. Lakimies 7-8/2013, s. 119-1216.




Recommended: A130A0700 Basic course in Business Law

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 



Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Immaterial Rights and their use in Entrepreneurship  COURSE  Helena Sjögrén 
02.03.20 -17.04.20 -

Upcoming exams
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
Register Immaterial Rights and their use in Entrepreneurship  EXAM  Helena Sjögrén 
16.04.20thu 16.15-19.15