Courses & Units

Intellectual Property LAW664

Introduction

Provides an overview of the major forms of intellectual property protection. The unit covers the statutory systems of copyright, trade marks and patents as well as related areas including passing off and the protection provided by Australian Consumer Law.

Summary

Unit name Intellectual Property
Unit code LAW664
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Associate Prof. Heather Forrest

Teaching staff

Associate Prof. Heather Forrest

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 090999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

LAW204 OR LAW256 AND LAW252 AND LAW250 AND LAW254 AND LAW251 AND LAW255 AND LAW253 OR LAW222 AND LAW226 AND LAW224 AND LAW225 AND LAW205 AND LAW221 AND LAW223 OR LAW223 AND LAW224 AND LAW352 AND LAW253 AND LAW222 AND LAW221 AND LAW351

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2x50-min lecture and 1x50-min seminar weekly (13 wks)

Assessment

Seminar presentation (40%), Research project (60%)

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Kathy Bowrey, Michael Handler, Dianne Nicol and Kimberlee Weatherall, Australian Intellectual Property: Commentary, Law and Practice (2d ed, Oxford University Press)

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