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LAWS13-522: Industrial Property Law

Description

Industrial Property Law is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This is a specialised subject in the area of intellectual property law. The subject focuses on those parts of intellectual property law that are relevant to technological and product innovation, and to the legal protection of reputation. These areas of intellectual property law play a role in sustaining and encouraging commerce and innovation in industry. The areas covered are: patents (inventions), confidential information (trade secrets), designs, trade marks (common law and registered), and some industrial aspects of copyright (technical drawings and 3D industrial articles).

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: LAWS13-522
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning objectives

1. Develop an understanding of areas of intellectual property law that are most relevant to industry and commerce and product and process innovation. 1. Develop an understanding of areas of intellectual property law that are most relevant to industry and commerce and product and process innovation. 2. Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of the role intellectual property law plays in commerce, competition and innovation processes. 2. Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of the role intellectual property law plays in commerce, competition and innovation processes. 3. Understand how new developments in technology such as the internet and computers affect industrial property law. 3. Understand how new developments in technology such as the internet and computers affect industrial property law.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions:

Students must be admitted into a Bachelor law degree or Bachelor of Laws combined degree or be an approved Law Study Abroad OR Law exchange student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 31/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 10/02/2022
    Cancellation 2: 12/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 08/02/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 19/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 03/03/2022
    Teaching census: 18/02/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 30/01/2023
    Subject start: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 09/02/2023
    Cancellation 2: 11/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 07/02/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 09/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 11/02/2023
    Teaching census: 17/02/2023
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 31/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 10/02/2022
Cancellation 2: 12/02/2022
Last enrolment: 08/02/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 19/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 03/03/2022
Teaching census: 18/02/2022