Courses & Units

Intellectual Property LAW364

Hobart

Introduction

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

Unit name Intellectual Property
Unit code LAW364
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator Professor Dianne Nicol
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify legal issues and applicable laws to practical problems involving intellectual property rights
  • Explain impact of international law on domestic intellectual property law and policy
  • Apply legal reasoning skills including statutory interpretation in identifying, researching and resolving practical problems arising in relation to intellectual property rights
  • 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
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090999 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $1,812.50
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

50 credit points of Intermediate Law core

Mutual Exclusions

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

LAW664

Teaching

AssessmentSeminar (40%)|Peer review (10%)|Essay (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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