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Law in Creative Industries


The course covers the most important legal aspects regarding creative industries, with a main focus on copyright and contract law.

Course content

  • Norwegian legal method including the influence of EU-law
  • Overview of intellectual property law
  • General contract law
  • Introduction to company law
  • IPR and competition law
  • Law in social media
  • Law and cultural innovation
  • Security interest in intellectual property rights
  • Intellectual property rights in cultural life, especially of the industries;
  • some tax and VAT law and
  • some basic employment law and privacy law
  • and about organizational forms in the culture and entertainment industries


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