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FLI3117 Innovation in Academic Research - IPR and communication of research results 2.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FLI3117 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic understanding of the areas of intellectual property rights that pertain to the research domain.

Identify useful information from patent literature, knowledge of the patent system as a channel of information for research purposes, and differences between different forms of publications

Commercialisation of research results- different aspects of commercialising research results and carrying out an inventory of immaterial resources in a project.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

Account for basic concepts in intellectual property law

Search for, identify and evaluate technical information in patent literature within his or her own research domain

Account for the difference between peer review of research publications and peer review in the patent system

Identify commercialisable immaterial resources within a research project

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admitted to third-cycle courses and study programmes at one of KTH's schools

Recommended prerequisites

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To be announced at the start of the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Written assignment, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

A Pass grade requires compulsory attendance in seminars and completed assignments.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences