Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004
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.
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.
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
LAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS4011
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term