Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

As a PhD candidate at HVL, you are encompassed by the regulations concerning intellectual property rights (IPR) that are currently in force. According to the regulations pursuant to the Norwegian Employees’ Inventions Act, you are obliged to inform HVL if you make a discovery carrying a potential for commercial exploitation and that has emerged through your own work at the institution.

HVL can require transfer to HVL of the right to commercial exploitation of employee inventions in whole or in part. Any transfer of rights as well as income distribution between the college, the employee and the relevant academic environment shall be regulated through a separate agreement between the college and the employee.

All HVL employees are advised to contact the Mohn Centre, which has professional expertise in this field, if they wish to discuss the commercialisation potential of ideas and results that have emerged through their own work efforts. The contact person at the Mohn Centre’s innovation reception is Øystein Stavø Høvig.

 


Senior Adviser
Division of Research, Internationalisation and Innovation
Senior Adviser
Division of Research, Internationalisation and Innovation
Research Adviser
Division of Research, Internationalisation and Innovation