Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:February, - Taught on campus.
The subject will be taught intensively over the summer semester
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The subject will be taught intensively in the summer semester |
Total Time Commitment: 120-140 hours
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Torts; Legal Theory; Obligations, Contracts; Property and any of the following: Copyright, Patents and Allied Rights, Trade Marks and Related Rights, Remedies
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Megan Richardson
The principle topics covered will include:
Note: The essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing.
|Objectives:||The subject aims to promote: |
- basic understanding of intellectual property law
- awareness of topical issues and legal solutions found to date
- appreciation of intellectual property rights as operating in a broader legal, cultural, economic and political context
- understanding of relevant legal theories
- exercise of critical skills
Research essay of 5000 words on a topic to be approved by the subject coordinator; 100%.
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Printed materials will be issued by Melbourne Law School.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
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