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LAW3406 Intellectual Property Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090999 - Law not elsewhere classified

Requisites

Pre-requisite: LAW3203 or LAW2213 or LAW5703 or LAW5223

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at //www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course aims to give students a good working knowledge and understanding of intellectual property law by providing an overview of the key areas of intellectual property law and examining the fundamental principles relating to copyright, trade marks, designs, patents, plant breeders' rights, circuit layouts and confidential information. Students will also gain an insight into the interaction of intellectual property with competition and consumer laws and the international framework of intellectual property law.

This course is generally taken in later years of the law degree and assumes that students have already developed certain basic skills such as research, analysis, reflection, critical thinking and problem-solving.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2016 External