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BIDI0008 Intellectual Property Management 3 ECTS
Organised by
Business and Innovation Development
Person in charge
Petteri Sinervo

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the critical role that intellectual assets and property play in commercial activities within the knowledge economy. The aim is that the students have skills to recognize the important intangible assets of an organization and can manage the intellectual property efficiently.


The course is focused on delivering an understanding of the role of intellectual assets and property in innovation and business strategy. A particular emphasis is put on technology-based innovation and the use of patents and other IPRs to support technology-based business. The fundamental intellectual property concepts and strategies are delivered through lectures and exercises. The course will address the following subjects:
- Intellectual Property Rights: especially patents, copyright and trademarks
- Managing and using IPRs in business
- Trade secrets and their role in business
- Intangible assets and their relations to IPRs
- Agreements related to IPRs
- Corporate strategies for intellectual property

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

3rd or 4th year

Study materials

To be specified by the responsible teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Obligatory core courses (Business and Innovation Development)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Turku School of Economics
Common Studies
Finnish Study Modules
Tourism Business
Finance and Investments
Responsible Business
Brand Management
Business and Innovation Development
Baltic Sea Business & Society
Sustainable Development
Law and Economics
MDP in Futures Studies (MA)
Futures Studies (Field of Business)
General Studies