AUSTRALIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

LAW5AIP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine the regulatory and legal framework of intellectual property law in Australia. Students will analyse the doctrines, principles and policies of intellectual property regulation, including the discrete areas of copyright, patent, design and trade mark laws. Students will also examine the concepts and theories of protecting intellectual property as well as the political, cultural and economic context of the reform of intellectual property laws in Australia.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in LMJD or LML or LMLGBL or LMCL or LMLAW or have permission of the director of JD programs - Law School.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntellectual Property: Text and Essential CasesRecommendedRocque Reynolds, Natalie Stoianoff and Alpana Roy, 2015The Federation Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced comprehension of the regulatory and legislative framework of Australian intellectual property law

Activities:
Online Group Exercises Research Assignment

02. Demonstrate expert skills in identifying, using and appraising research material relevant to the operation and reform of intellectual property law in Australia

Activities:
Online Group Exercises Research Assignment

03. Critically examine the legal, regulatory, ethical and economic implications of intellectual property law and its reform in Australia

Activities:
Online Group Exercises Research Assignment

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Summer 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 05 - 06
Four 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 06 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online Group Exercises (1,000 words equivalent)Submitted/Assessed Online30 01, 02, 03
One 5,000 word Research AssignmentSubmitted/Assessed Online70 01, 02, 03