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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
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(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
E Adeney (Trimester 1, trimester 3)
MLL111 and must have successfully completed 9 Law units
4 x 1 hour classes per week
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.
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.
Written assignment (two part) 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%
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