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IIN020 - Technology-based business law
 
Owner: ENTRE
5,0 Credits (ECTS 7,5)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: B
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0100 Examination 5,0 c Grading: TH   5,0 c   25 Oct 2006 am V,  15 Jan 2007 pm V,  22 Aug 2007 am V

In programs

TTFYA ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 4 (elective)
TKEFA CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 4 (elective)
TIEKA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, Year 4 (elective)
TMASA MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, Year 4 (elective)
TKMTL CHEMICAL ENGINEERING(FOR ENGINEERS WITH U.C.IN CHEMICAL ENG), Year 2 (elective)
TDATA COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING - Other elective courses, Year 4 (elective)
TITEA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, Year 4 (elective)
TITEA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
TDESA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN ENGINEERING, Year 4 (elective)
TKBIA BIOENGINEERING, Year 4 (elective)
ENTRE Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship, Year 1 (elective)
TKMTA CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, Year 4 (elective)

Examiner:

Professor  Ulf Petrusson



Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

The prerequisites are:
- The course is a possible choice within the students program
- The student has achieved at least 80 credits within this program.

Aim

The course gives extensive knowledge about the laws that are central for technology-based firms, especially contract-, trade-, company-, market- and intellectual property law.
In particular the course should provide the students with a fundamental understanding of the critical role legal instruments (e.g. firms, contracts, IPRs, standards, etc.) play in the commercialization of technological advances.

Content

The course consists of two parts to be read in one context.

Part 1 deals with the following elements from a technology perspective:

Law on contracts incl. standardized contracts
Trade law
Law on credit
Law on property
Company law
Insolvency law

Part 2 consists of the fundamentals of market and intellectual property law from a technology perspective.

The main teaching consists of a series of lectures during which the most important legal concepts will be thoroughly examined. The lectures are followed by seminars in which the more practical handling of problems will be discussed. These seminars are to be prepared/solved in advance in small groups consisting of 3 - 5 students. Each group shall, at every single seminar, be prepared to present reasonable solutions to the presented problems. These seminars are a part of the examination and require that the students not only are present but also an active participation from each and everyone. It shall be noted that the goal of the exercises is not to find the right answer per se. Instead we focus on the way they have reached the solution. Presence at the seminars is mandatory.

Organisation

See content.

Literature

The course literature to be set at the start of the course.

Examination

The examination is based on a written test and on an active participation in the seminars.


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