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Unit details

MLM712 - International Intellectual Property Law

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2015

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

C Antons

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit examines intellectual property (with an emphasis on trademarks, copyright and patents) and the international agreements for their protection.  It does so from an international perspective by focusing in particular on the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.  In so doing this unit examines this and other key international intellectual property agreements for their requirements regarding observance, enforcement and dispute settlement.  This unit then explores some of the current international intellectual property issues including those relating to public health and the Internet.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1 5000 words 50%, Written Assignment 2 2500 words 25%, Written Assignment 3 2500 words 25%

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