Introduction to Patent, Trademark and Design Law for Engineers
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of WS 2021/2 (current)
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|WS 2021/2||WS 2020/1||WS 2011/2|
MW1535 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of soft-skill courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|90 h||30 h||3 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VO||2||Introduction into patent, trademark and design law for engineers||Ahrens, M. Mansi, S. Mela, P. Müller, K. Wende, C.||
Wed, 14:00–17:00, MSB E.126
Learning and Teaching Methods
Beck-Texte, 11. Auflage, Patent- und MusterR, dtv, 2011;
Beck-Texte, 31. Auflage, Wettbewerbsrecht, Markenrecht und Kartellrecht, dtv, 2010;
Benkard, Kommentar zum Patentgesetz, 10. Auflage, Verlag C. H. Beck, 2006;
Schulte, Kommentar zum Patentgesetz, 8. Auflage, Heymanns Verlag, 2008;
Ingerl/Rohnke, Kommentar zum MarkenG, 3. Auflage, Verlag C. H. Beck, 2010;
Ströbele/Hacker, Kommentar zum MarkenG, 10. Auflage, Heymanns Verlag, 2009
Patentgesetz (PatG), Gebrauchsmustergesetz (GebrMG), Designgesetz (DesignG)
Description of exams and course work
Current exam dates
Currently TUMonline lists the following exam dates. In addition to the general information above please refer to the current information given during the course.
|Introduction to Patent, Trademark and Design Law for Engineers|
|Wed, 2022-07-27, 16:30 till 17:30||2001
||Please only register if you want to take a binding, in-person examination and have already read the information presented under https://www.tum.de/en/about-tum/news/corona-virus/corona-teaching-exams. Only students who can verify that they are vaccinated or re-covered, or who can present a valid negative rapid test or PCR test result are permitted to take part in examinations. You are not permitted to attend examinations if you have typical symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 on the day of the exam, are subject to quarantine, or have a positive test result of any kind. If you belong to a risk group with an increased risk of severe complications and want to take an examination in person, you are required to take the necessary measures for your own protection or to refrain from taking the in-person examination. The TUM Corona Crisis Task Force (email@example.com) or your attending physician can advise you in this regard.||till 2022-06-30 (cancelation of registration till 2022-07-20)|