LAWS 3060 Protecting Ideas
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 200931
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Description This subject provides an introduction and overview of the legal principles of intellectual property law, and traces the development of this law in Australia. It is designed as an introductory survey subject. The modules consider the different forms of intellectual property including copyright (including moral rights and performers protection), designs, patents, plant breeders rights, trade mark law, passing-off and related actions, domain name law, confidentiality, and circuit layouts.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) LAWS 1001 OR
Incompatible Subjects LAWS 3032 - Intellectual Property
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of intellectual property law.
- Analyse and interpret the relevant legal principles relating to the subject-matter of this unit.
- Critically evaluate the implications and effectiveness of the principles of intellectual property law.
- Demonstrate skills in legal research, and written and oral communication skills appropriate to the subject-matter of this unit.
Passing Off and related actions
Plant Breeder?fs Rights
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
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