Postgraduate | RMI-OJD250 | 2023
Intellectual Property Law
Deepen your knowledge of copyright, patents, designs, trademarks, confidential information and passing off, then identify areas for reform. You’ll examine Australian law in the context of the international intellectual property framework.
- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
- 17 July 2023
About this subject
Upon successful completion of this subject you will be able to:
- demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of the procedural rules of intellectual property law
- critically evaluate the area of intellectual property law and identify areas of reform particularly in relation to business and consumer concerns
- analyse and research complex problems relating to intellectual property law and make reasoned and appropriate choices amongst alternatives
- demonstrate sophisticated cognitive and creative skills in approaching legal issues relating to intellectual property law and generate appropriate responses.
- Introduction and Overview of Intellectual Property
- Trade Marks
- Passing off
- Confidential Information
- Designs; Copyright/Designs overlap
- International aspects of IP
This subject examines areas of Intellectual Property, including copyright, patents, designs, trade marks, confidential information and passing off. The operation of Australian law is examined and then studied in the context of the international intellectual property framework. The role of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are examined.
- Research Paper (50%)
- Open Book Invigilated Exam (50%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- RMI-LAW-MAS-2023 - Juris Doctor
To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:
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