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MLC206 - Marketing Law

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

S Christie


TBC (B), S Christie (W, X), K Pniewski (S)

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


The unit is designed to introduce students to competition and consumer issues in complex industrial societies and the implications for sales and product promotion. Particular reference is made to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) Parts IV and V and to intellectual property laws. Topics include: the law applying to advertising; product liability; distribution agreements; franchises and solus agreement and related pro-consumer obligations.


Written Assignment 3500 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

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