Courses & Units

Protecting and Commercialising Intellectual Property XGR506

Note: For HDR Candidates _ an elective in the GradCertRes

Introduction

This unit will give students an in depth and comprehensive appreciation of the practicalities of nurturing, protecting and commercialising intellectual property derived from academic research. The unit will be comprised of an intensive two day workshop conducted at an offsite location (usually in Queensland), together with staff and students from UQ, JCU, UTS, UoW and other institutions whose IP is managed by UniQuest. The workshop will provide a firm grounding in the "whys" and "hows" of research commercialisation, prepare students to apply their new-found knowledge, and give them the opportunity to pitch their innovative ideas to an audience of 2-300 of their peers, including experienced commercialisation professionals. The follow-up work at UTAS will focus on producing a business plan in preparation for the unit's principal assessment task.

Summary

Unit name Protecting and Commercialising Intellectual Property
Unit code XGR506
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Research Division
Office of Research Services
Discipline Graduate Research Office
Teaching staff Dr Robin Fieldhouse
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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 Field of Education
3 080399

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

  • Enrolment in a HDR

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching PatternSemester 1 and Semester 2 each year - Four days intensive
AssessmentEngagement in Workshop activities (50%), Pitch - oral presentation at workshop (20%), Commercialisation Plan ( 30%).
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Textbooks

RequiredNone

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