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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

Start dates

  • 17 July 2023

FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

    1. demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of the procedural rules of intellectual property law
    2. critically evaluate the area of intellectual property law and identify areas of reform particularly in relation to business and consumer concerns
    3. analyse and research complex problems relating to intellectual property law and make reasoned and appropriate choices amongst alternatives
    4. demonstrate sophisticated cognitive and creative skills in approaching legal issues relating to intellectual property law and generate appropriate responses.

Entry requirements

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

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Juris Doctor