Intellectual Property Law (11288.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Law School||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to: 1. Explain the role and nature of intellectual property law as essential and evolving areas of Australian law (including development of that law in response to technological change);
2. Explain the exercise of rights in this field, including assignment of rights, licences, employment undertakings and other undertakings affecting such rights;
3. Explain the essential principles governing application of intellectual property law within a national and international context; and
4. Apply legal communication, research and analysis skills to intellectual property principles and practice.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
PrerequisitesStudents must have passed 36 credit points of study including one of the following: 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice OR 11257 Law and Society OR 11220 Business Law.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||01 June 2021||Flexible||Dr Bruce Baer Arnold|
There are two recommended texts
- Mark Davison, Anne Monotti and Leanne Wiseman, Australian Intellectual Property (Cambridge University Press, 4th ed, 2020)
A comprehensive reading guide for each lecture and tutorial will be available on Canvas prior to the first lecture.
Content in the unit is delivered on an intensive basis, equivalent to a standard semester.
All sessions are recorded. The three assessment items are spaced over several weeks after week 2 of Winter Term.
The unit draws on student feedback from several intensive units regarding workload, delivery and assessment. It includes three workshops that provide guidance about resources, research strategies and drafting.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums