Intellectual Property Law
|Course code LAWS5015||Units 10||Level 5000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Law School|
LAWS courses are only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws (LAWS) degree programs.
Introduces students to the laws governing the existence, ownership, use and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including copyright, designs, patents, and trademarks, as well as the law of breach of confidence, passing-off and deceptive and misleading conduct.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||By the end of the course students should be able to:|
-discuss the broad philosophical underpinnings of intellectual property law;
-identify from a particular fact situation its general intellectual property implications;
-demonstrate an understanding of how to apply the law to resolve problems in the area;
-demonstrate an ability to research a complex legal question and to deliver timely and accurate advice on that question.
|Content||The following topics are covered in the course:|
1 Introduction to Intellectual Property
4 Protection of Confidential Information
6 Business Reputation: Passing-off and related actions
7 Trade marks
8 Enforcement of Rights
|Assumed Knowledge||LAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS4011|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for LAWS5015|