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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will study the nature and the application of the different forms of intellectual property being copyright, patents, trade marks, designs and confidential information. In particular, a study is made of the problems relating to the protection of computer software and the copyright and trademark implications relating to the Internet. Included in the unit will be a consideration of the justification for the protection of intellectual property and of the benefits of commercialising intellectual property rights.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFrancine Rochford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites LST2BSL


Incompatible subjectsN/A

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntellectual property in AustraliaPrescribedMcKeough, J., Stewart, A. and Griffiths, P.LEXIS NEXIS BUTTERWORTHS, 2004.

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