MLL410 - Intellectual Property

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Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLL374
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

(For Bachelor of Laws students only)

Prerequisite:

MLL111 and must have successfully completed 9 Law units

Corequisite:

MLL327

Incompatible with:

Nil

Content

This unit aims to give students an understanding of the statutory protection of intellectual property in Australia.  The unit seeks to provide a broad introduction to this area of law, dealing with each of its principal components.  Students will learn to recognise the kinds of intellectual endeavour that can be protected, the forms protection can take, the prerequisites to gaining protection and the means of enforcing breaches.  Topics include: the development of and rationales for intellectual property rights; copyrights and designs; patents; trademarks; and enforcement and remedies.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) Assignment (3000 words) - 40%

Assessment 2 Examination (2 hours) - 60%

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