Default (statutory) regime for the ownership

Patent: creator / successor in title

Default (statutory) regime for employee’s creations

Employer (if within scope of employer's business)

Ownership of research results in publicly sponsored research

The rights go to the University. The resarcher is obliged to notify the relevant department (at Oslo University that is for example Inven2) when either results have been achieved or when the researcher is uncertain of his obligation.

Specific ownership rules for public HEIs/research organisations and possibility to modify it contractually

The rights of universities and colleges to acquire inventions made by teachers and academic staff is limited by publication rights.

Specific ownership regime for students/ visiting researchers/doctoral students and possibility to modify it contractually

Information not available

Related law (name & link)

Law on Employee's Inventions of 1970