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This unit 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 2021

Unit name Intellectual Property
Unit code LAW364
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law

Professor Dianne Nicol

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify legal issues and applicable laws to practical problems involving intellectual property rights
  2. Explain impact of international law on domestic intellectual property law and policy
  3. Apply legal reasoning skills including statutory interpretation in identifying, researching and resolving practical problems arising in relation to intellectual property rights
  4. Effectively communicate and work individually and as a team in a practical setting while identifying, researching and resolving practical problems arising in relation to intellectual property rights



50 credit points of Intermediate Law core

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Seminar delivery, 30 minutes (40%), Peer evaluation, 500 words (10%), Professional report, 3000 words (50%)

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