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.
|Unit name||Intellectual Property|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Coordinator||Professor Dianne Nicol|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- 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
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Prerequisites50 credit points of Intermediate Law core
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:LAW664
50 minutes weekly
|Assessment||Assessment Task 2: Tutorial peer review (10%)|Assessment Task 1: Case analysis (40%)|Assessment Task 3: Problem solving essay (50%)|
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