MLL410 - Intellectual Property

Year:

2020 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 (including combined Law awards) students only

Prerequisite:

MLL111 and must have successfully completed 9 Law units

Corequisite:

MLL327

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2h class + 1h seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week

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.

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