IMT1008 - Media and Design Law


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination and assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 40/100
Home examination 60/100 24 hours

Course content

Terminology Copyright and protected works Patents Industrial designs Trademarks Domain name

Learning outcome

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

Learning methods and activities

Lectures Group work Supervision Further information: Realistic cases form the basis for essays and group assignments. Literature and statutory law serve as tools for solving the cases. Coursework requirements One compulsory assignment

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignment

Further on evaluation

Forms of assessment: -Home Exam, 24 hours (counts 60%) -Case written with academic supervision (counts 40%) -Each part must be individually approved of. Re-sit examination for the home exam in August.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Graphic Design (BMED)
Interaction Design (BIXD)
Web Development (BWU)

Course materials

Rognstad, Ole-Andreas (2009). Opphavsrett. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget Lassen, Birger Stuevold, og Are Stenvik (2006). Designrett: en innføring. Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk. SUPPORTIVE LITERATURE: Kobuss, Joachim, Alexander Bretz, and Arian Hassani (2012). Become a sucessful designer: protect and manage your design rights internationally. Basel: Birkhäuser.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMT1161 5.0 01.09.2017
IDG1008 7.5 01.09.2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Design Methodology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design


Examination arrangement: Home examination and assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 60/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Assignment 40/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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